Valley of the Kings

Culture tourism in Egypt thrive since its resumption in September

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 12:37 GMT

In light of the resumption of cultural tourism in Egypt, starting from the beginning of the previous September, a number of tourist groups from France, the United Kingdom, Spain, Ukraine and Belarus flocked to Luxor from Hurghada as part of the "one-day" trips.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities announces working hours for museums, archaeological sites in Upper Egypt

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 - 12:54 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities decided to reopen five museums and eight archaeological sites as of July 1.

Hawass searches for tombs of Nefertiti, Imhotep

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 01:22 GMT

Egyptologist Zahi Hawas said that he is currently searching with his team for the tomb of Queen Nefertiti in Luxor and the cemetery of the architect Imhotep in Saqqara.

DNA tests used to determine Nefertiti’s mummy

Sun, 08 Dec 2019 - 03:14 GMT

Recently, Zahi Hawass has announced the start of the National Project for the Study of Royal Mummies. Will Nefertiti be found?

Min. of Antiquities visits Tutankhamun’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 - 05:00 GMT

Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani visited the tomb of King Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings on the western mainland in Luxor to observe the installation of the king's quartzite sarcophagus.

New excavation works led by Zahi Hawas take place in Luxor

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 - 01:55 GMT

The Egyptian archaeologist mission led by prominent historian and archaeologist Zahi Hawas began excavation works in the Valley of Monkeys of Valley of the Kings.

Alia Ismail: 1st Egyptologist to use 3D technology in documentation

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 - 06:24 GMT

Aliaa Ismail, 26, is the first Egyptian to work in the field of 3D scanning of Egyptian heritage at the tomb of Seti I in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor.