Explore Life as an Ancient Egyptian at Deir el-Medina

No site in all of Egypt has contributed more to our understanding of everyday village life for the common Egyptian than Deir el-Medina. Often referred to as “The Valley of the Workers”, Deir el-Medina is home to the remains of an ancient Egyptian settlement which would have been simply known as Pa Demi (“The Village”) …

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Luxor Temple By Night

Built by New Kingdom pharaoh Amenhotep III (1390-52 BC) and situated parallel to the banks of the Nile, right smack dab in the heart of modern day Luxor (the city would have been known as Thebes to the ancient Egyptians), Luxor Temple by night is a hauntingly magical and wonderfully atmospheric experience not to be … Continue reading Luxor Temple By Night