This panorama from the well chamber inside the tomb of "Horemheb" in the Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt
it's also known as KV57 among Egyptologists, it has a significant archaeological value
among other tombs because of the decoration in the burial chamber and other
parts of the tomb was left in various stages of work, allowing scholars to study
the processes involved in preparing painted relief.
KV 57 was the first tomb in the valley of the kings to include scenes from "the book of
gates" which describes the nightly journey of the Sun god through the world of the dead.
The tomb also represents a transition in tomb architecture from the bent axis plan,
characteristic of Dynasty 18, to the straight axis royal tombs of Dynasties 19 and 20.
The Tomb owner "Horemheb" was the military commander under
"Tutankhamen" and "Ay" before being crowned King at the End of the 18th dynasty,
he was also the last king of the 18th dynasty.
The full tour of this magnificent Tomb is coming up in the next few days.
The information about this very rich tomb is provided with a little help from our friends
at The Theban Mapping Project
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