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Valley of Kings
Introduction

38. Tutankhamun

39. Ramses 9

40. Ramses 6

41. Ramses 3

42. Ramses 4

43. Ramses 2

44. Merneptah

45. Horemheb

46. Amenophis 2

47. Tawsert/ Sethnakht

48. Siptah

49. Tuthmosis 3

50. Seti 2

51. Seti 1




















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Valley of the Kings: Siptah


Luxor, Egypt: Valley of the Kings


Although being among the least remembered pharaoh, Siptah's tomb is appealing and interesting. His reign was short (1210-1204 BCE), and among the more noticeable elements of his life is that he had a crippled leg, which also is clearly from his mummy.
The layout is simple, but the tomb digs about 100 metres into the mountain. The corridors are nicely painted, but the hall and antechamber are undecorated.
The burial chamber is slightly rough in appearance, with 4 pillars and the pink sarcophagus slightly to the left. Probably sometime 150 years after his death, the mummy was moved to the tomb of Amenophis 2.
Luxor, Egypt: Valley of the Kings



By Tore Kjeilen