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Summary

Valley of the Kings - necropolis. West Valley, Thebes West Bank.

Class:

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

Identifiers:

Nearby

Set Maat [Deir el-Medina]

Ancient Workmen's village.

Tomb WV 24, Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings - necropolis. West Valley, Thebes West Bank.

Tomb KV 25, Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings - necropolis. West Valley, Thebes West Bank.

Waset - Thebes

Ancient Egyptian city - its ruins lie within modern Luxor.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Tomb of Ay (r. 1323–1319 BC or 1327–1323 BC) WV 23 in the West Valley. New Kingdom, XVIII Dynasty.

See:

  1. http://www.thebanmappingproject.com/sites/browse_tomb_837.html
  2. Nicholas Reeves, and Richard H. Wilkinson. The Complete Valley of the Kings: Tombs and Treasures of Egypt's Greatest Pharaohs. London: Thames and Hudson, 1996, pp. 128-129
  3. Carl Nicholas Reeves, Valley of the Kings: The Decline of a Royal Necropolis. Studies in Egyptology. London: Kegan Paul International, 1990, pp. 70-72.
  4. Erik Hornung, Rolf Krauss & David Warburton (eds), Ancient Egyptian Chronology (Handbook of Oriental Studies), Brill: 2006, p. 49
  5. Peter Clayton, Chronicle of the Pharaohs, Thames & Hudson Ltd, 1994, p. 136