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Ramesses IV Tomb … .

Ramesses IV Tomb

This tomb is one of the most impressive in the Valley of the Kings , because it had been visited and measured by the explorer Richard Pocoke as early in 1737 , and had served Champolion as lodging on his visit to Thebes 1828 . Early Christian used it as a Church and left graffiti on its walls . The ancient plan of the tomb had been sketched on a papyrus which is now Turin Museum . The ceiling is wonderfully decorated and colored with cartouches of the king’s names , winged scarabs and hovering vultures .

Sketch of the Tomb ……….

1-Entrance.

2-First passage is decorated with the king before Ra-Horakhty, Litany of Ra, and Coptic graffiti.

3-This passage is decorated with scenes from the book of Caverns.

4-Antechamber is decorated with scenes from the book of Dead.

5-Burial chamber is decorated with scenes from the book of Gates. The ceiling depicts the book of Heaven.

6-The sarcophagus is restored by SCA.

7-Passage with niches.

8-Two side rooms are decorated with scenes from the book of Caverns.

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RAMESSES VII Tomb …….. ..

Sketch of the Tomb ……..

1-Entrance is decorated with solar disc flanked by king goddesses.

2-Passage is decorated with scenes from the book of Gates and book of Caverns, Figure of the king before various deities.

3-Burial chamber is decorated with scenes from the book of Earth. The ceiling decorated with double Nut.

4-Sarcophagus.

5-End room is decorated with a figure of king before Osiris.

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