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The Ahmeds are a family of artists; they have been living and working in Qurna for generations, making typical Pharaonic handicrafts to sell to tourists visiting their village. Qurna is located a few miles outside Luxor and is built in the Valley of the Nobles, a major archeological site. The Egyptian authorities are demolishing Qurna and moving its inhabitants to nearby New Qurna to make way for more tourist friendly developments.