Deir el Medina: Nobles and Artisans Tombs West Valley Luxor ancient Thebes

Deir el-Medina is a modern Arabic name, its ancient name was the "Place of Truth"; this city is located in a place of privilege, between the pharaohs tombs and their spouse's tombs, in the west bank side of the Nile River, in front of now a days is the of Luxor, a city which in ancient times was known as Thebes, the capital city of Egypt during the "New Empire" period.

Deir el-Medina, was founded by Pharaoh Amenhotep I, son of Pharaoh Ahmes I, around 1526 BC, for such reason, this pharaoh and his mother were highly worshiped and honored.
Eventually, this city, was abandoned at the arrival of the third intermediate period, at the end of the "New Egyptian Empire" at the final ruling time-period of the twenties dynasty around 1078 BC.

Artisans, Stone Workers and other Artist apparently were advantaged people capable thought to be guided by their god Heru or Horus, Osiris and other gods who were going to rewarded them in the afterlife world.

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