About the Tomb
KV 59 is located in the south branch of the southwest Wadi. This is a small pit tomb and no reference to its clearance or contents is known.
There is no information concerning the history, excavation or discovery of the tomb. The site may have been discovered by Carter. It was known to James Burton and Lefébure.
This site was used during the following period(s):
The tomb is inaccessible and filled with debris.
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