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Tawosert tomb

He was one of the kings of the 19th Dynasty , his birth name is Set-Nakht , and his throne name is ” User-Khau–Ra Step-En-Ra ” , and his wif is ” Tiy-Merence” and his son is Ramses III .

Tomb K.V 14 discovered by Ayrton in 1907 . This tomb is the largest tomb in the Valley of the Kings . It has double burial chambers . The first burial chamber was used for King Tawosert . It is decorated with scenes from the book of gates . on the upper part of the wall is a colored scenes representing the final scene from the book of Caverns , it represent the sun god in its manifestations of beetle , sun disc and ram headed winged bird . On the other wall is a colored scene of the resurrection . The lower part of the benches has abnormal scenes in royal tomb.

The vault ceiling has astronomical scenes. Setnakht usurped and enlarged Tawosert’s tomb, and added two lower passages and pillared hall for his burial. In the second burial chamber stands the granite sarcophagus of Setnakht. The lid is beautifully sculpted by the Goddesses Isis and Nephtys, with two serpent goddesses between.

Sketch of the Tomb ……..

1-Entrance.

2-First passage decorated with figures of the king before some of us by Tawosert.

3-Second passage decorated with scenes from the book of Dead.

4-Well decorated room with various deities.

5-Small hall is decorated with scenes from the book of the dead.

6-Antechamber decorated with various deities.

7-Burial Chamber of Tawosert is decorated with scenes from the book of Caverns and the Book of Gates.

8-Two lower passages are decorated with scenes from the book of Imyduat .

9-Burial chamber of Setnakht is decorated with astronomical scenes on the ceiling, and scenes from the book of Gates on the walls.

1-Granite sarcophagus of Setnakht with figure of mummy form King.

Burial chamber , the final scene from the book of Caverns . The god in its manifestation of beetle , disc and ram-headed bird .

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