The floor is covered with dried mud. The chamber is trapezoidal. The edges of the ceiling are slightly rounded.
Relationship to main tomb axis:Parallel
Chamber layout:Flat floor, no pillars
Orientation:0° from corridor B
KV 37 is located in the south branch off the southwest wadi, below KV 34. It consists of an entrance (A), leading to the burial chamber J, through a single corridor (B). The tomb is undecorated and partly excavated.
The tomb was probably used as a storeroom by robbers.
The pottery shows that KV 37 was originally used for a burial, and its plan and location suggest it was for royalty. Because of the diversity of objects found, Elizabeth Thomas believed that the tomb was later used as a storeroom by robbers.
This site was used during the following period(s):
The tomb is only partly excavated.
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