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Burial site of Amenhotep II
Raum des Sarkophags KV35.jpg
Burial chamber with scenes from the Amduat
KV35 is located in Egypt
Coordinates25°44′23.6″N 32°36′0.50″E / 25.739889°N 32.6001389°E / 25.739889; 32.6001389Coordinates: 25°44′23.6″N 32°36′0.50″E / 25.739889°N 32.6001389°E / 25.739889; 32.6001389
LocationEast Valley of the Kings
DiscoveredMarch 9, 1898
Excavated byVictor Loret
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Tomb KV35 is the tomb of Pharaoh Amenhotep II located in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt. Later, it was used as a cache for other royal mummies. It was discovered by Victor Loret in March 1898.

Layout and history[edit]

It has a dog's leg shape, typical of the layout of early Eighteenth Dynasty tombs, but several features make this tomb stand out. The burial chamber is rectangular and divided into upper and lower pillared sections, with the lower part holding the sarcophagus of the king. This style of burial chamber became standard for royal burials in the later New Kingdom.

Later the tomb was used as a mummy cache. Mummies belonging to the following individuals were relocated here during the Third Intermediate Period and were identified by inscriptions on their burial wrappings:[1][2]

  • Amenhotep II (the original tomb owner found in his original sarcophagus)

Side Chamber:


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