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Egypt
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Continent

Africa

Games Tomb Raider

Unfinished Business

Tomb Raider IV The Last Revelation

The Times Exclusive
The Osiris Codex
Tomb Raider Anniversary

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris

Novels The Amulet of Power

Egypt is a location Lara visits in the games Tomb Raider, Unfinished Business, Tomb Raider IV The Last Revelation, stand-alone level The Times Exclusive, The Osiris Codex, Tomb Raider Anniversary and Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris. Lara also visits Egypt in the novel The Amulet of Power.

Egypt is a country in Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza Strip, and the Red Sea north of Sudan, and includes the Asian Sinai Peninsula.[1]

Egypt has a lot to offer to archaeologists and tourists: the Sphinx, the Pyramids of Giza, Abu Simbel, the Temple of Karnak, the King's Valley...

Also, quite a few Egyptian Gods and other important figures of Egyptian history or mythology, like Egyptian Pharaohs, are mentioned in Tomb Raider Games.

The locations Lara visits in Egypt include Abu Simbel, Alexandria, Aswan, Giza, Cairo, Karnak and King's Valley.

Tomb Raider

Main article: Egypt Section (TR)

The first time Lara travels to Egypt was in the original Tomb Raider. Searching for a piece of the Scion, she comes to the City of Khamoon.

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Unfinished Business

Lara has unfinished business in the City of Khamoon, so she returns here once more, after her adventure in Tomb Raider.

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Tomb Raider IV The Last Revelation

The next time Lara travels to Egypt was to explore the Tomb of Seth in The Last Revelation. By taking the Amulet Of Horus from Seth's sarcophagus, she sets him free. During the course of the game Lara will then travel to quite a few locations throughout Egypt to try and recapture Seth.

The adventure begins in the King's Valley, will then bring her to Karnak, to Alexandria, from there to Cairo and in the end to Giza.

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The Times Exclusive

In the stand-alone level released for PC, The Times Exclusive, Lara goes to Egypt to inspect a newly discovered tomb.

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The Amulet of Power

The Novel The Amulet of Power will answer the questions on what happened after The Last Revelation.

The Osiris Codex

In The Osiris Codex Lara receives an anonymous commission to retrieve a mysterious relic, the Osiris Codex, from a recently uncovered tomb in Egypt.

Tomb Raider Anniversary

Main article: Egypt Section (TRA)

As Tomb Raider Anniversary is a remake of Tomb Raider Lara will once again visit Egypt.

Buried deep within these hidden Egyptian temple walls, lie secret chambers protected by wild animals and terrifying undead creatures. If you survive these and the rooms' deadly traps, prepare to uncover an immense Sphinx and scale the colossal statues of god-kings Anubis and Horus.
Official Information, From the official website[2]

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Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris

The second game in the Lara Croft Game series, Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, is set entirely in Egypt. There Lara and a rivalling archaeologist Carter Bell are looking for the mysterious Staff of Osiris. During their search they team up with Horus and Isis to resurrect Osiris and to stop Set's evil plans.

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References

  1. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/eg.html Retrieved on the 18th of October 2008
  2. http://www.tombraider.com/legend/ Retrieved on the 6th of July 2007