About the Tomb
KV 40 is located in the south branch of the southwest Wadi. Only the upper part of the shaft is accessible; the rest is filled with rubble, and nothing is known about the tomb's layout.
No details of the site's history are available.
This site was used during the following period(s):
The tomb was excavated, but no report was ever published.
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Reeves, Carl Nicholas. Valley of the Kings: The Decline of a Royal Necropolis (= Studies in Egyptology). London: KPI, 1990. P. 168.
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 55.
Wilkinson, Richard H. and Carl Nicholas Reeves. The Complete Valley of the Kings. London: Thames and Hudson, 1996. P. 183.