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A project of the American Research Center in Egypt
Book of the Dead
KV 05 Plan, Sections, and Axonometric
Valley of the Kings
Explore the royal necropolis of Egypt's New Kingdom
Plans, Sections, Axonometrics
KV 47: Siptah
KV 15: Sety II
KV 29: Unknown
KV 32: Tia'a
KV 48: Amenemipet
KV 49: Unknown
KV 61: Unknown
Sunk relief (painted)
Raised relief (painted)
Plans and Sections
KV 47: Siptah
Tomb entrance with sarcophagus slide and modern gate.
Siptah receiving life [from Ra-Horakhty] (reconstruction).
Litany of Ra, opening scene (reconstruction).
Star pattern; Siptah's cartouches; flying vultures (reconstruction).
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.
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, with a serpent and crocodile.
Book of the Dead, spell 151: Anubis preparing royal mummy attended by Isis, Nephthys, and guardian jackal Anubis, as well as Imsety and Duamutef, two of the four sons of Horus.
Winged figure of Ma'at kneeling above heraldic lotus plants of Upper Egypt.
Siptah receiving life from Ra-Horakhty.
Siptah receiving life [from Ra-Horakhty].
Litany of Ra, opening scene: solar disk containing scarab and ram-headed man.
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.