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following Galleries:


Gallery I


Gallery I

Gallery II
Including the mummy identified as Queen Hatshepsut.

Gallery III
Including the mummy identified as Queen Tiye.

 Gallery IV
Featuring the controversial KV 55 mummy. Now with a revised reconstruction of ancient events in this perplexing tomb.

Gallery V
Featuring the mummies of Tutankhamen and his children. Still in preparation.


Gallery I 
Now including the
mummy identified as
Ramesses I.


Gallery I


Gallery I

Gallery II

21'st Dynasty Coffins from DB320
  Examine the coffins
of 21'st Dynasty Theban Rulers.

  Unidentified  Mummies

Gallery I
Including the mummy identified as Tutankhamen's mother.

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Inhapi's Tomb

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Biographical Data about William Max Miller

Special Exhibits

The Treasures of Yuya and Tuyu
  View the funerary equipment of Queen Tiye's parents.

 Tomb Raiders of KV 46
How thorough were the robbers who plundered the tomb of Yuya and Tuyu? How many times was the tomb robbed, and what were the thieves after? This study of post interment activity in KV 46 provides some answers.

Special KV 55 Section

Follow the trail of the missing treasures from mysterious KV 55.

KV 55's Lost Objects: Where Are They Today?

The KV 55 Coffin Basin and Gold Foil Sheets

KV 55 Gold Foil at the Metropolitan

Mystery of the Missing Mummy Bands

KV 35 Revisited
See rare photographic plates of a great discovery from Daressy's Fouilles de la Vallee des Rois.

Unknown Man E  
Was he really
buried alive?

The Tomb of Maihirpre
Learn about Victor Loret's important discovery of this nearly intact tomb in the Valley of the Kings.

Special Section:
Tomb Robbers!
Who were the real tomb raiders? What beliefs motivated their actions? A new perspective on the ancient practice of tomb robbing.

Special Section:
Spend a Night
with the Royal Mummies

Read Pierre Loti's eerie account of his nocturnal visit to the Egyptian Museum's Hall of Mummies.

Special Section:
An Audience With Amenophis II
Journey once more with Pierre Loti as he explores the shadowy  chambers of KV 35 in the early 1900's.

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Background Image:  Wall scene from the tomb of Ramesses II (KV 7.) From Karl Richard Lepsius, Denkmäler (Berlin: 1849-1859.)



Special Exhibit
A Selection of Objects 
from the Tomb of Amenhotep II
Gallery I
Opened November 23, 2000

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From Plate XVIII (at left): Necropolis seal from tomb of Amenhotep II
showing jackal and nine captives. From Plate XXIII (at right): Isis-knot amulet.
From Daressy's Fouilles de la Vallee des Rois (1902.)

    Victor Loret's discovery of KV35--the tomb of Amenhotep II--on March 9'th, 1898, revealed another cache of royal mummies to the world.  But in addition to the bodies of ancient Egypt's royal dead, Loret also found a number of antiquities, mostly in a fragmentary state, scattered around the chambers of the tomb. Although in a damaged condition, these objects constituted one of the largest collections of royal funerary objects to be found in the Valley of the Kings up to that time. Overshadowed by the more complete funerary ensembles of Maiherpri, Yuya and Tuyu, and finally eclipsed completely by the dazzling (and intact) treasures of Tutankhamen's tomb, the KV 35 objects are not well known today to the general public.
    In 1902, the Service des Antiquities de L'Egypte published Georges Daressy's Catalogue General des Antiquites Egyptiennes du Musee du Caire: Fouilles de la Vallee des Rois which catalogued the antiquites discovered in KV 35 and provided photographs of them. Very few of the photographic plates which appear in this catalogue have been reproduced, and the work itself has been out of print for years and is very difficult to find. The plates presented here were scanned from the Smithsonian Institution's copy of Fouilles de la Vallee des Rois, and I would like to thank them for allowing me to borrow and utilize this valuable work for the Theban Royal Mummy Project. I also wish to thank the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (especially the McKeesport branch) for their aid in helping me obtain this rare book via interlibrary loan.        

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From Plate XXVI 
(#24270/JE32307--Acacia wood shabti. Height: 0 m. 34.)
(#24254/JE32473--Terre emaillee shabti. Height: 19 cent.)
(#24288/JE32500--Sycamore wood shabti.)
(#24263/JE32536--Terre emaillee shabti.
Height: 19 cent.)
(#24271/JE32308--Acacia wood shabti.
Height: 0 m. 30.)


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From Plate XXV
(#24230/JE32585--White alabaster shabti. Height: 225 mill.)
(#24232/JE32442--Gres siliceux shabti. Height: 25 cent.)
(#24189/JE32658--Pierre noire shabti. Height: 265 mill.)
(#24188/JE32476--Pierre noire shabti. Height: 265 mill.)


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From Plate XXV
(#24239/JE32295--Cedar wood shabti. Height: 465 mill.)
(#24251bis/JE32539--Terre emaillee shabti. Height: 25 cent.)
(#24252/JE32473--Terre emaillee shabti. Height: 22 cent.)
(#24255/JE32475--Terre emaillee shabti. Height: 14 cent.)
(#24256--Terre emailee shabti. Height: 11 cent.)
(#24265--Terre emailee shabti. Height: 118 mill.)
(#24244/JE32421--Cedar wood shabti. Height: 49 cent.

Funerary Amulets
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Plate XXIX: A selection of funerary amulets (an Isis Knot;
various ankh amulets; a djed column; and a was scepter.) 

See more objects from KV 35:

Funerary Boats, Oars & Canopics

Vases & Funerary Papyri

Funerary Statues, Statuettes, & Ritual Objects