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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

and here

http://www.thebanmappingproject.com/sites/browse_tomb_823.html

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Tags: 20th; egypt; egyptian; nut; ramsis; sky; ancient; burial; chamber; dynasty; kingdom; kings; luxor; new; ramesses; sixth; south; valley; kv9; goddess
  • mohab 11 months ago
    Amazing
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