The Valley of the KingsApril 17 in Egypt ⋅ ☀️ 29 °C
Possibly related to attempts to deter tomb raiders, it is said that architect Ineni was asked to find a new place for royal burials. He located this isolated wadi at the foot of "ta dehent," a pyramidal peak reminiscent of the pyramids (see 1st 2 pictures). It is in a remote area that was extremely hard to access up until a road was excavated and rock cut to provide easier access. The 3rd picture looks around the valley.
I visited 4 tombs which each will have their own posts.
To date 63 tombs have been found and these are identified as KV 1 to KV 63.Read more