Tombs in the Valley of the Kings

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Tombs in the Valley of the Kings

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Egyptian Tombs

Tombs in the Valley of the Kings

Tombs in the Valley of the Kings
Up to 2007, a total of 63 Tombs have been discovered in the Valley of the Kings
. The tombs in the Valley of the Kings belonging to the Pharaohs, leading dignitaries and even animals.

List the tombs in Valley of the Kings
The list of tombs in the Valley of the Kings are
detailed in the following table together with the name of the Egyptologists who were instrumental in the excavation of the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. Please click the links for more details about most important tombs in the Valley of the Kings:

Numeration used for Theban tombs and the Tombs in the Valley of the Kings
John Gardiner Wilkinson (17971875)  assigned the numeration system for the Egyptian tombs found in the Valley of the Kings. All tombs are assigned a number and the legends KV, QV, WV & TT  indicate their location as follows:

  • KV (e.g. KV no.35) refers to the King Valley
  • QV (e.g. QV no.66) refers to the tomb of Nerfertari in the Queen Valley
  • WV (e.g. WV no.23) refers to the tomb of the Pharaoh Ay in the Western Valley
  • TT (e.g. TT no.55) refers to the tomb of Ramose designated to the category of Theban Tomb
    • There are at least 415 catalogued tombs, designated TT for Theban Tomb which are burial places of nobles and important court officials

Tombs in the Valley of the Kings
Each section of the Tombs in the Valley of the Kings addresses all topics and provides interesting facts and information about the Golden Age of Pharaohs and of Egypt. The Sitemap provides full details of all of the information and facts provided about the fascinating subject of the Pharaoh - Tutankhamun and the Tombs in the Valley of the Kings!

Tombs in the Valley of the Kings

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