Egyptian Society during the Ramesside period

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Geographical setting, natural features and resources of New Kingdom Egypt and its neighbours

1.2 Significant sites: Memphis, Thebes, Per-Ramesses, Deir el-Medina, Abu Simbel, Valleys of the Kings and Queens

Here are links to the "Sacred Destinations" website:
Thebes: a Google map with links to Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Medinet Habu, Ramesseum, Valley of the Kings
Abu Simbel
Valley of the Kings

From the "Tour Egypt" website:
Deir el-Medina
Abu Simbel

The Theban Mapping Project: the best site for the Valley of the Kings.

Per-Ramesses from Wikipedia.

  • Locate these sites on your map of Egypt.
  • Using the links above (or other sources of your own choosing) make brief notes for each site: location, purpose, significant features/remains relating to 19th and 20th Dynasties.
  • Find some images and save them.