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Abitz, Friedrich.  König und Gott: Die Götterszenen in den ägyptischen Königsgräbern von Thutmosis IV bis Ramses III (= Ägyptologische Abhandlungen, 40).  Wiesbaden, 1984.

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Funerary Compositions

From the end of Dynasty 5 onward, religious texts were inscribed in the burial chambers of royal tombs.

Geography and Geology of the Valley

The Valley of the Kings actually consists of two valleys that run northeast from the slopes of a prominent ridge along a high plateau into the Western Desert.

Tombs in Collision

The Valley of the Kings was used for over five hundred years and as more and more tombs were dug there the site became increasingly crowded.