The Valley of the QueensThe Valley of the Queens is located to the southwest of the Valley of the Queens and it hosts the dead bodies of many wives and children of the Pharaohs of the New Kingdom.
Although this necropolis was known and used since the reign of the 18th dynasty, the first royal wife of a king; Ramses I, was buried here in the ruling period of the 19th dynasty.
The most famous tomb in the Valley of the Queens, which was originally named by Champollion, is the tomb of Queen Nefertari which is considered by many people the most beautiful ancient Egyptian tomb in Egypt.
Nefertari was the favourite wife of the king Ramses I. Nefertari was named the most beautiful & beloved of Mut, the god of Thebes and her tomb really reflects this as it is featured with marvellous wall paintings and different types of mortuary art.
Another interesting tomb in the Valley of the Queens is the tomb of Amun Kher-Khepshef; a masterpiece of art and one of the most famous in this royal necropolis. It is featured with its ornamented walls with the white background colour and it remarkable scenes of the ancient Egyptian afterlife.