The New Kingdom & Excavations

It’s interesting that Luxor is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world because of Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple -two of the most largest most fabulous collections of stone monuments anywhere in the world- and yet people were excavating there for 200 years. Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple; this was the capital of Egypt in the New Kingdom the religious capital, but there was almost no excavation of the every day residential areas.

Mark Lehner, Minute 40:00, Youtube Link.