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Summary

West Valley of the Kings

Class:

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

Identifiers:

Nearby

Tomb of Amenhetep III, Valley of the Kings

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

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 WV A- KW A dates to New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII, Amenhetep III (1391–1353 or 1388–1351 BC).

See:

  1. http://www.thebanmappingproject.com/sites/browse_tomb_2144.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. 113
  3. Carl Nicholas Reeves, Valley of the Kings: The Decline of a Royal Necropolis. Studies in Egyptology. London: Kegan Paul International, 1990, p. 40