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KV6

Tomb KV6 in Egypt's Valley of the Kings was the final resting place of the 20th-dynasty Pharaoh Ramesses IX. However, the archaeological evidence and the quality of decoration it contains indicates that the tomb was not finished in time for Ramesses's death but was hastily rushed through to completion, many corners being cut, following his demise, it is located in the central part of the Valley. Its unusually wide entrance stands between, above, those of two other interesting tombs: KV5 and KV55. Running a total distance of 105 metres into the hillside, the tomb begins with a gate and a shallow descending ramp. Following on from the ramp come three successive stretches of corridor; the first of these has four side chambers – two on each side – but none of these are decorated or finished. At the end of the corridors come three chambers; the first of these is decorated with the Opening of the Mouth ritual, it is possible that a well shaft would have been dug here had the builders been afforded more time.

The second chamber contains four large columns, but neither the stonecutting nor the decoration work were completed. At the far end of this chamber, a ramp slopes down to the actual burial chamber, where the pharaoh's sarcophagus was placed; the ceiling is vaulted, is decorated with splendid pictures of the goddess Nut. The side walls show scenes from the Book of the Earth; the far wall depicts Ramses on his barque, surrounded by a host of gods. The yellows, dark blues, blacks used to decorate this chamber are visually striking and unusual among the tomb decorations in the Valley. While the sarcophagus itself has long since vanished, Ramesses IX's mummy was one of those found in the Deir el-Bahri cache in 1881. KV6 has been open since antiquity, as can be seen by the graffiti left on its walls by Roman and Coptic visitors. Ramesses IX Tomb-plan Ostracon 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 KV6

Gary Gensler

Gary G. Gensler served as the 11th chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission under President Barack Obama from May 26, 2009, to January 3, 2014. Gensler was the Under Secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance, the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Markets. Prior to his public service career, Gensler worked at Goldman Sachs, where his last position was that of Co-head of Finance, he was the chief financial officer for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. While serving as chairman of the CFTC, Gensler led the transformation of the $400 trillion over-the-counter derivatives, or swaps, market which failed, while reorganizing the watchdog efforts of the 700-person agency. Gensler led the effort to pass and implement comprehensive oversight of the swaps market, at the center of the 2008 financial crisis. Gensler was born in Baltimore, one of five children of Jane and Sam Gensler. Sam Gensler was a cigarette and pinball machine vendor to local bars, he provided Gensler with his first exposure to the real-world side of finance when Sam would take Gensler to the bars of Baltimore to count nickels from the vending machines.

Gensler attended Pikesville Senior High School, graduating in 1975. His alma mater invited Gensler to return to Pikesville, where he was awarded with the Distinguished Alumnus Award, to share his thoughts on leadership, where he encouraged the students to pursue their passions, make opportunities and seize them, find mentors, find a good partner. After graduating from high school and his identical twin brother enrolled at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where Gensler earned an undergraduate degree in economics, summa cum laude, in three years, followed by a master's in business administration the following year; as an undergraduate, Gensler joined the University of Pennsylvania crew team as a coxswain, dropping his weight to 112 pounds to keep the boat at its proper weight. After earning an MBA, Gensler joined the Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs, where he spent 18 years working up the ranks. At 30, Gensler became one of the youngest persons to have made partner at the firm at the time.

He spent the 1980s working as a top mergers and acquisitions banker, having assumed responsibility for Goldman's efforts in advising media companies. He subsequently made the transition to trading and finance in Tokyo, where he directed the firm's Fixed Income and Currency trading. While at Goldman Sachs, Gensler led a team that advised the National Football League in capturing the then-most lucrative deal television history, when the NFL secured $3.6 billion deal selling television sports rights. Gensler's last role at Goldman Sachs was Co-head of finance, responsible for controllers and treasury worldwide. In that capacity, he managed more than 500 people funding and accounting for a then-$250 billion enterprise. Gensler left Goldman after 18 years to enter public service, when he was nominated by President Bill Clinton and confirmed by the U. S. Senate to be the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. Gensler served on the board of for-profit university Strayer Education, Inc. from 2001 to 2009.

Gensler served in the United States Department of the Treasury as Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions from 1997-1999 as Undersecretary for Domestic Finance from 1999-2001. As Assistant Secretary, Gensler served as a senior advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury in developing and implementing the federal government's policies for debt management and the sale of U. S. government securities. In 1999 and 2000, under then-Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers, Gensler fought for passage of the Commodity Futures Modernization Act, which exempted over-the-counter derivatives from regulation; as Undersecretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance, Gensler advised and assisted Treasury Secretaries Robert Rubin and Lawrence Summers on all aspects of domestic finance, including formulating policy and legislation in the areas of financial institutions, public debt management, capital markets, government financial management services, federal lending, fiscal affairs, government sponsored enterprises, community development.

While serving at the Treasury Department, Gensler was awarded the agency's highest honor, the Alexander Hamilton Award, for his service. After leaving the Clinton Administration in 2001, Gensler joined the staff of U. S. Senator Paul Sarbanes, Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, as a senior advisor and helped write the Sarbanes-Oxley law to tighten accounting standards in the wake of the Enron and WorldCom scandals. Sen. Sarbanes described Gensler as "a good strategic advisor," who "is gifted at putting politics and substance together." Then-President-Elect Barack Obama nominated Gensler to serve as the 11th Chairman of the CFTC on December 18, 2008. Though there was some opposition to Gensler's nomination amongst the progressive members of the Democratic caucus, Gensler was overwhelmingly approved by the U. S. Senate in an 88-6 confirmation vote. Gensler was sworn in on May 26, 2009, pledging to work to "urgently close the gaps in our laws to bring much-needed transparency and regulation to the over-the-counter derivatives market to lower risks, strengthen market integrity and protect investors."

According to Gensler, "nly through strong, intelligent regulation – coupled with aggressive enforcement mechanisms – can we protect the American people and keep our economy strong."Gensler has been credited with taking the CFTC - a once-sleepy and hands-off regulator - and thrusting it into the front lines of reform. Gensler was described as a "force of nature,", "one of the leading reformers after the financial crisis." As chairman of the CFTC, Gensler became one of the most fea

Thrybergh Academy

Thrybergh Academy and Sports College is a coeducational all-through school with academy status in Thrybergh, South Yorkshire, England. The school was founded as a secondary modern school in the 1950s, with its own buildings being opened in 1956, it became a comprehensive school. The school was awarded specialist sports college status in 2008, changing its name from Thrybergh Comprehensive School to Thrybergh School and Sports College; the school converted to academy status in October 2013 and was renamed Thrybergh Academy and Sports College. On 1 May 2014, it formally merged with the local Dalton Foljambe Primary School to become Rotherham's only all-through school, catering for ages 3–16. Since the commencement of Ofsted inspections in September 1993, the school has undergone nine inspections: Mr Horace Edgar Winch Mr David Pridding Mrs Beverley Clubley Mrs Siobhan Kent Mr Steven Rhodes Mr Simon Graves