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Tomb entrance with sarcophagus slide and modern gate.
Tomb entrance.
Tourists at a tomb entrance.
Tourists at tomb entrance.
Valley of the Kings, cliff above KV 09, looking south. Also visible are the entrances to KV 11, KV 57, KV 49, KV 48, KV 61, KV 29, KV 47 and a tourist shelter.
Tomb entrances.
Sarcophagus in undecorated burial chamber with modern flooring.
Effigy of Siptah as Osiris; kheker frieze alternating with Anubis jackals; Book of the Earth.
Siptah as Osiris protected by Isis and Nephthys, and a serpent and crocodile.
Star pattern; Litany of Ra: ram-headed ba of Ra in sun disk, flanked by Isis and Nephthys as kites.
Tomb entrances and tourist shelter.
Red axial line painted on ceiling.
Stone slabs set into wall in ancient times to repair of breakthrough into KV 32.
Breakthrough from KV 47 into KV 32.

Tomb Robberies

From the day they were first sealed in antiquity, treasure-filled tombs in the Valley of the Kings were potential targets for theft.