Luxor Museum was inaugurated in 1975. It prides itself on a very exclusive collection dating from the Theban period. Of course, it can’t beat the artefacts displayed at the Museum of Antiquities in Cairo. But it has some very interesting pieces on display. Worthwhile visiting whenever you are interested in Egyptian history. The famous storyteller Wilbur Smith made a reference to it in his novel “The Seventh Scroll’ which was, of course, totally fictitious being part of his style of “continuation of disbelief.