Ramesses the Sixth Burial Chamber
Luxor & Karnak

one of the most beautiful Tombs in the valley of the kings ( Ramesses VI ) of the 20th Dynasty (the new kingdom) it dates back to 1141 BC. because it was built for Ramesses the fifth but was used by his uncle Ramesses VI later on .

this tomb holds the most vibrant colors and well preserved structures among the ones that are open for visit in the valley of the kings.

the burial Chamber is decorated with scenes from the book of heavens drawn on astronomical ceiling with the goddess of the sky "Nut" stretching across the sky by day and night.

read more about it here  http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/ramessesvit.htm

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    Part of the Holy Land, Egypt offers a fascinating mixture of ancient pyramids, temples and other religious monuments. There are numerous possibilities to explore Egypt from desert treks to trips down the Nile or scuba diving in the Red Sea and along the Sinai coast. Cairo, which means “The Triumphant”, is home to the pyramids, sphinx and over 17 million residents within its metropolitan area. Luxor is often described as the world’s largest open air museum, built on the ancient city of Thebes. The Karnak temple complex, located near Luxor, is a collection of ancient temples, chapels and various other buildings.