In Egypt launched a virtual tour to the tombs of the valley of the kings

The rituals of burial, Royal tombs, the mortuary cults of all this, it would seem, not the most uplifting topic in the epidemic of the coronavirus. However, Egypt has decided not to lag behind other countries, opened virtual access to its museums, and launched a tour to the famous tombs in the valley of the kings, which was posthumously isolated themselves the rulers of the greatest powers of antiquity.

To see what’s inside it, enough to follow the link on the page of the Egyptian Ministry of antiquities in social networks.

Among the objects included in the project, was a famous pharaohs tomb of Ramses V and Ramses VI in Luxor, with its bas-reliefs and paintings on the walls and even the ceiling, symbolizing the journey of souls in the land of the dead, and with unique engineering designs, which can now be seen in 3D format in the comfort of home. A virtual tour has also opened the vaults of other necropolises, including the tomb of Queen Meresankh III at Giza and the tomb Manny, the illustrious scribe of the Middle Kingdom, located in the Theban Valley of the nobles.

In addition, you can look in the Red monastery is one of the most known Christian monasteries of Egypt and see some of the other iconic monuments. Links to all the online tours are supplemented with the hashtag "stay home" – of course, until better times.