Valley of the Golden Mummies

Valley of the Golden Mummies

The Valley of the Golden Mummies is a huge burial site at Bahariya Oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt, dating to the Greco-Roman period. Approximately two hundred fifty mummies were recovered over the period of several seasons in the site.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Giza Governorate

Category: Tombs and Necropolises

Site History: 4th Century BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Greeks

Later Cultures: Ptolemaic + Roman

Site Features: Ancient Greek & Ptolemaic & Roman Monuments

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