IN THE VALLEY OF THE KINGS peers inside the desperate life of one
victim trapped in the medieval world of the Islamic wife.
Samia rises from the hot sands of Themes to
be swept up into one of the most colossal historical events of the
in the Valley of the Kings...
On the morning of November
fourth, when the last
rubble-covered corner under Ramsess' VI’s tomb had been cleared down to
rock, Carter noticed what looked like the beginning of a step hewn in
stone. “This has to lead somewhere,” he told Spiro, offering a ray of
hope to both of them and all the workers seeing them elated were
Spiro ran to tell Samia.
“I hope with all my heart it might be so, to make
all the struggle and hard work worthwhile,” she said.
“A step going down usually leads to more steps,”
Spiro said with hope discernable in his voice for the first time.
The pace of the digging picked up and more steps
were uncovered. The last one led to a screen of stones, plastered over
and bearing the seals of the royal necropolis.
Available at These Retailers: