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Burial site of Animals
Location East Valley of the Kings
Discovered January 1906
Excavated by Edward R. Ayrton

Tomb KV52 is located in the Valley of the Kings, in Egypt. It contained a mummified monkey,[1] and is probably associated with the nearby tomb of Amenhotep II (KV35).

Recent (winter 2009/10) excavations in this area[2] by an SCA team attempting to relocate tombs KV50, KV51, KV52 and KV 53 revealed 18th Dyn blue painted pottery, tools and hieratic and figured ostraca which included :

  • a sketch of a seated queen presenting an offering
  • depictions of sexual scenes with woman and animals
  • cartouches of Rameses II.
Isometric, plan and elevation images of KV52 taken from a 3d model


  1. ^ http://www.thebanmappingproject.com/atlas/index_kv.asp?tombID=867
  2. ^ Egyptian Archeology (Egypt Exploration Society publication) No.37 p.26

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Coordinates: 25°44′27″N 32°36′8″E / 25.74083°N 32.60222°E / 25.74083; 32.60222