CACHES, CLIFFS AND KINGS: Royal Mummies of Thebes

Posted December 4th, 2009 by admin

Since Classical times visitors to the Valley of the Kings found the tombs there standing open and robbed. Everything of value had been taken, but where were the mummies of the kings themselves?
That we have the faces of famous pharaohs to look upon is down to the High Priests of the 21st dynasty who created a series of caches which hid the Royal Mummies well into the 19th century A.D.
This is the story of secret caches and lost tombs seen in their spectacular settings, set against the intriguing tale told by the Royal mummies themselves. Temporarily Withdrawn