"Photos in Museums, Tombs, and inside the Pyramids" Egypt Warnings Or Dangers Tip by MikeySoft

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  King Tutankhamun in his tomb, Valley of the Kings
by MikeySoft

Taking photos in most Museums, tombs and inside the Pyramids is officially banded. But many people do. Some use phone cameras and some use regular cameras.

Sometimes you can take photos by paying Baksheesh (tip), sometime we sneak taking pictures. However, you could get caught. I don't know what they do when they catch someone. But when they caught someone in a tomb, they took him outside. Then everyone else left started taking pictures because the guards where no longer in the tomb.

The Cairo Museum is very strict, but we were able to take some.

Never use a flash, the bright light could damage what you are taking a picture of. I saw someone taking photos of the mummies in the Cairo Museum. The flash brought the attentions of the gauds, he did not get caught but they stopped someone else with a camera.

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  • Updated Nov 17, 2008
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