Valley of the Queens

Thebes, ancient Egypt's most important city

Wed, 16 Feb 2022 - 11:58 GMT

The ancient city of Thebes was one of the most important and richest cities in ancient Egypt.

Queen Nefertari to be printed on Egypt’s new L.E 20 bank note

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 - 01:59 GMT

The cash printing machines at the new Central Bank of Egypt in the Administrative Capital, is issuing the denominations of the new Egyptian currency.

Memory of the day: Egypt retrieves Queen Nefertari’s head statue in 2001

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 01:29 GMT

On this day, July 28, 2001, Egypt retrieved the head statue of Nefertari, the wife of Pharaoh Ramses II, and six stolen papyrus scrolls after they were smuggled to Britain during the nineties from a warehouse in Saqqara, south of Cairo.

Major archeological discovery in Luxor’s Valley of the Queens to be announced on April 8

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 01:01 GMT

The ministry indicated that the archaeological discovery will have a wide impact due to its uniqueness.

Queen Nefertari, the beauty of all beauties

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 - 02:44 GMT

Queen Nefertari is considered the main wife of the most famous pharaoh of Egypt, King Ramses II [1290-1224 BC], and the mother of six of his most important children.

Why Luxor was chosen to be the capital of arts and culture?

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 - 09:31 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi approved Luxor becoming the capital of arts and culture.