The valley of the kings was for an early period of time of 500 years.
It is located for the west bank of the nile opposite to thebes(luxor) on the hills behind al-dayr al-bahari also it is known for aburial sites for the kings.
It consists of two valleys east and west valley have many royal tombs are situated and on the west valley, that only contains tombs of AY, Tombs of Amenhotep III.
Most of tombs have fallen victims except the Tomb of Tutankhamun is intact that discovered by howard carter in 1922.
In order to protect the royal mummies from destruction and salvage the priests collected the mummies at the end of the 20th and 21th dynasties and putted it in the “caches” which haven not discovered yet.
In the valley of the kings, the walls of the tombs have painted with the scenes of daily life and the chambers filled with treasures and they had in their tombs the food, boats and jewels the things which the person had in the afterlife into eternity.
The valley of the kings had cut into rocks the limestone in a remote wadi., on the west side of the Nile.
The valley of the kings had more tombs some of them have been excavated like the tomb of tutankhamun which discovered by howard carter while the other had not.
In The valley of the kings, the royals and courtiers had found in their tombs refuge from the robbers that destruction who did it in their predecessors.