The pharaohs of the new
thought they should be closer to their orignal roots, so they The
of the Kings is a royal
burial place. King
Tut , Seit 1, and Ramses 111 are buried
as well as many others. Also the high preists and queens of the 18,19,
20th dynasty are buried here. Before 1922, they found 62 tombs. They
all that would be there, until Howard Carter found King Tut's tomb. Unlike most tombs, it was
unlooted. It was found in 1922.
Like most pryamids, they were loaded with things that that person
might need in the afterlife.
It was once part of the
During about 1500 b.c., they stopped bulding pyramids and made the
of the Kings.
A good amount of the tombs were robbed 1000 years ago.