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Summary

Tomb of Hatshepsut-Meryetre, the wife of Thutmose III.

Class:

  • Grave or burial field
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

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Valley of the Tombs of the Kings.

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Valley of the Tombs of the Kings.

Valley of the Kings KV 33

Valley of the Tombs of the Kings

Tomb of Queen Tia'a, Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Tombs of the Kings.

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Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Tomb of Queen Hatshepsut-Meryet-Ra who was the principal wife of Thutmes III (1504-1450 BC), and mother of Amenhetep II, designated as KV 42.
Tomb KV 42 was not finished and never used for her burial. Her name appears on items from the foundation deposit though New Kingdom XVIII dynasty.

See:

  1. http://www.thebanmappingproject.com/sites/browse_tomb_856.html
  2. M. Eaton-Krauss, The Fate of Sennefer and Senetnay at Karnak Temple and in the Valley of the Kings, The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, Vol. 85 (1999), pp. 113-129
  3. https://sites.google.com/site/historyofancientegypt/queens-of-egypt/queen-merytre-hatshepsut
  4. Nicholas Reeves, Richard H. Wilkinson: Das Tal der Könige. Geheimnisvolles Totenreich der Pharaonen. Bechtermünz, Augsburg 2000, pp. 102–103.