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The Valley of the Queens is a place in Egypt where wives of Pharaohs were buried in ancient times, it is located in Luxor, west bank of the river Nile, one and a half kilometers southwest of the Valley of the Kings It was built to house the tombs of the queens, princes and Princess between 1504 -1000 BC Valley of the Queens is also known as Biban al Harim and Ta Set Neferu, which means "seat of beauty". From 1903 to 1906, an Italian expedition discovered about eighty tombs, some of which belonged to children of royalty. The plan of these tombs usually consists of a small antechamber, long narrow corridor with several side chambers and at the end the burial chamber. The most famous of all the tombs is for queen Titi, most probably queen from the 20th dynasty.

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