The Valley of the Kings: Tombs, Facts & Location


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The tombs in the Valley of the Kings were built for the pharaohs of which kingdom?

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1. Who is credited with the discovery of Tut's tomb?

2. The Valley of the Kings is located near what ancient city?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Valley of the Kings is the final resting place of many of Egypt's greatest pharaohs, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of those rulers. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the history of the Valley and its occupants.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of the following:

  • Kingdom for which the tombs were built
  • Discovery of Tut's tomb
  • Location of the Valley of the Kings
  • Main threat to the tombs

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related world history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Valley of the Kings
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify individuals buried in the Valley of the Kings

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, check out the lesson The Valley of the Kings: Tombs, Facts & Location. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define sarcophagus
  • Understand the historical significance of the Valley's discovery
  • Know important pharaohs and their accomplishments