KV 31 (Unknown)
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General Site Information
Structure: KV 31
Location: Valley of the Kings, East Valley, Thebes West Bank, Thebes
Owner: Unknown
Other designations: 24 [Hay], 7 [Belzoni], Lord Belmore's Tomb
Site type: Tomb

Description: The tomb is completely sanded up and no details are available about its contents. The tomb lies about 20 m (66 feet) north of KV 32. Only part of the rectangular entrance shaft is currently visible.

Axis in degrees: 224.81
Axis orientation: Southwest
Site Location
Latitude: 25.44 N
Longitude: 32.36 E
JOG map reference: NG 36-10
Modern governorate: Qena (Qina)
Ancient nome: 4th Upper Egypt
Maximum height: 0.98 m
Mininum width: 1.74 m
Maximum width: 1.74 m
Total length: 3.25 m
Total area: 5.65 m²
Total volume: 5.3 m³
Additional Tomb Information
Entrance location: Hillside
Owner type: Unknown, probably non-royal
Entrance type: Shaft
Interior layout: Shaft
Site History
No details are available about the history of the tomb. KV 31 could have been the original location of a Dynasty 18 quartz-sandstone anthropoid sarcophagus found by Belzoni in 1817 and donated to the British Museum by the Earl of Belmore.

This site was used during the following period(s):
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18

History of Exploration
Belzoni, Giovanni Battista (1817): Discovery (made for the Earl of Belmore)
Belzoni, Giovanni Battista (1817): Excavation (conducted for the Earl of Belmore)
Loret, Victor (1898): Mapping/planning
Site condition: The tomb is completely filled with debris.

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