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Entryway A

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The tomb consists of nothing more than the roughly cut entry shaft.

Condition

Undecorated
Unexcavated

Dimensions

  • Width:

    1.15 m
  • Length:

    1.4 m
  • Area:

    1.62 m2
  • Orientation:

    77.39°

Details

About

KV 29 is located in the southwest wadi. The tomb consists only of a rectangular entry shaft. It is inaccessible, and no details about its plan or contents are available.

Site History

Arthur Weigall reported that the tomb is uninscribed and probably consists of only one chamber.

Dating

This site was used during the following period(s):

New Kingdom

Exploration

1825: Mapping/planning
Burton, James
1825-1828: Mapping/planning
Wilkinson, John Gardner
1899: Mapping/planning
Loret, Victor

Conservation

Site Condition

The tomb has not been excavated.

Resources

Bibliography

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Helck, Wolfgang.  Königsgräbertal.  Wolfgang Helk, Ebrnart Otto and Wolfhart Westendorf (eds.). elck, Evbermnart Lexikon der Ägyptologie, 3. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1980.  Pp. 520.

Reeves, Carl Nicholas.  Valley of the Kings: The Decline of a Royal Necropolis (= Studies in Egyptology).  London:  KPI, 1990. Pp. 166.

Thomas, Elizabeth.  The Royal Necropoleis of Thebes.  Princeton: privately printed, 1966.  P. 161.

Weeks, Kent R. (ed.).  Atlas of the Valley of the Kings (= Publications of the Theban Mapping Project, 1).  Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2000.  Map sheet 47. 

Wilkinson, Richard H. and Carl Nicholas Reeves.  The Complete Valley of the Kings.  London:  Thames and Hudson, 1996.  P. 183.

Measurements

Minimum width:

1.15 m

Maximum width:

1.15 m

Total length:

1.40 m

Total area:

1.62 m²

Additional Tomb Information

Owner type:

Unknown, probably non-royal

Entrance location:

Hillside

Entrance type:

Shaft

Interior layout:

Shaft