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KV 9 - soffitto 2 taglio netto UNICO LIV 2

 

From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini

Detail from the ceiling in the tomb of the King Ramses VI – New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty – Tomb KV 9, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings - It is believed that it was King Ramses V who started to build this tomb, KV 9, which was later completed by King Ramses VI. The tomb is one of the most important and beautiful tombs in the Valley of the Kings, as it contains complete sets of scenes from religious books, such as the Book of the Dead, the Book of the Gates and the Book of the Caverns. This detail is from the Book of the Day and Night.

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