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Burial site of Amenhotep II
Amenhotep II Uraeus.jpg
KV35 is located in Egypt
Coordinates 25°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
Location East Valley of the Kings
Discovered March 9, 1898
Excavated by Victor Loret
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Tomb KV35 is an ancient Egyptian tomb located in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt. It was discovered by Victor Loret in March 1898 and contains the tomb of Amenhotep II.

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 a rectangular shape 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:

Isometric, plan and elevation images of KV35 taken from a 3d model


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