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Burial site of nothing (unused)
KV61 is located in Egypt
Coordinates 25°44′22.2″N 32°36′02.8″E / 25.739500°N 32.600778°E / 25.739500; 32.600778Coordinates: 25°44′22.2″N 32°36′02.8″E / 25.739500°N 32.600778°E / 25.739500; 32.600778
Location East Valley of the Kings
Discovered January 1910
Excavated by Harold Jones
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Tomb KV61 is an unused tomb discovered in Egypt's Valley of the Kings. At discovery, it was apparently unused and undecorated, thus its intended owner is unknown. If used, it appears the burial was later moved in its entirety to another location. KV61 is an abbreviation for the Valley of the Kings, followed by a number to designate individual tombs in the Valley.

Isometric, plan and elevation images of KV61 taken from a 3d model


  • Reeves, N & Wilkinson, R.H. The Complete Valley of the Kings, 1996, Thames and Hudson, London
  • Siliotti, A. Guide to the Valley of the Kings and to the Theban Necropolises and Temples, 1996, A.A. Gaddis, Cairo

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