Deir el-Medina

Situated on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Thebes, this ancient village was the home of the workers of the secret tombs of the royal family. These workers include sculptors, painters, potters, carpenters, glassblowers, jewellers, and cabinetmakers. The village once had small white houses with courtyards. The houses were quite similar, clean and well-kept. … Read moreDeir el-Medina