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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

Tomb KV A, Valley of the Kings

West Valley of the Kings

Set Maat [Deir el-Medina]

Ancient Workmen's village.

Waset - Thebes

Ancient Egyptian city - its ruins lie within modern Luxor.

Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut - Deir el Bahari

Temple dedicated to the sun god Amon-Ra

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Tomb of Amenhetep III (1386-1349 BC) designated as Tomb WV 22 in the West Valley of the Kings.

See:

  1. http://www.thebanmappingproject.com/sites/browse_tomb_836.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. 38-40