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Cairo is the capital of Egypt and one of the largest cities in the world. On the city's outskirts lies the amazing Giza Pyramid Complex. The city and the pyramids provide central settings in City Spies City of the Dead

Another important Egyptian setting in the book is the Valley of the Kings. This is a royal necropolis near the city of Luxor. The Valley of the Kings is where King Tut's tomb was discovered in 1922. The discovery of that tomb provides the opening for the book. 


Travelogue of Cairo and Valley of the Kings Highlights

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Excerpt from City of the Dead

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Click on map to magnify. Note that the pyramids lie just below this maps southern border and that the City of the Dead is next to the Citadel on the eastern edge of the city. 

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