New kingdom egypt map. Egyptian royal tombs of the new kingdom. A lucky find tutankhamen would have remained just a scribble in the margins of history but for a british archaeologist named howard carter. Egypts heartland the nile river valley and delta was the home of one of the principal civilizations of the ancient middle east and like mesopotamia farther east was the site of one of the worlds earliest urban and literate societies. Over 3500 years ago rome was no more than a soggy marsh and the acropolis was just an empty rock but egypt was on the brink of its greatest age the new kingdom.
The new kingdom of egypt. You can browse through more than 3000 years of pharaonic history using the timeline learn more about the language of the ancient egyptians and explore their monuments simply by clicking through to your favourite topic. Map of egypt by jimmy dunn. Egypt is bordered by libya to the west the sudan in south and the gaza strip and israel to the east.
In 1922 carter discovered tutankhamens tomb in the. In the american museum of natural history of new york city in the africa section of the anthropological part of the museum there is a cut away model of an egyptian royal tomb of the new kingdom xviii xix xx dynasties c. Map of egypt and travel information about egypt brought to you by lonely planet. The fact that we have the mummies of most of the kings is extraordinary enough.
The map of egypt has as old and interesting of a history as egypt itself and an orientation to it is important both to students of ancient egypt and tourists alike. Egypt map explore map of egypt a transcontinental country located in north africa.