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Main valley looking southeast from west cliff above KV 7, showing central hill into which KV 5., KV 6 and KV 55 were cut (left to right). Entrances to KV 3, KV 46 and KV 4 (bottom to top) are in side wadi to left of center, with entrance to KV 19 above.
Dr. Kent Weeks inspecting a canopic jar.
Fragment of a canopic jar belonging to Suti (also called Mery-Amen), a son of Rameses II.
Opening of the Mouth ritual; recut floor with original floor level visible next to wall; chamber 4 beyond.
Rameses II [and prince before Ptah].
Painted relief on wall after cleaning: Rameses II with prince before deity.
North wall, left half; detail of skirt relief, illustrates salt encrustations on skirt relief.
Chamber 20 in KV 5.
Hieratic graffito: "Regnal year 19, the continuation [or completion] of the work."
Graffito left by James Burton upon discovery of tomb (KV 5).
Remains of plaster flooring in corners near Osiris figure.
Chamber 8 of KV 5, with chamber 9 beyond, and debris blocking side chamber 8a and breakthrough to side chamber 7a on right.
Steps.
Valley of the Kings with pyramid-shaped Qurn above.
Theban Mapping Project staff sorting pottery.
Limestone ostracon: receipt for oil lamps.
Hathor [with ram-headed god, prince and Rameses II]; unfinished cavetto cornice above gate.
Osiris carved in high raised relief in recess.
Tomb entrances.
Tomb entrances and tourist shelter in the central part of the Valley of the Kings.