Tourism in Tomb of Ramsses II (KV 7)



Tourism in Tomb of Ramsses II (KV 7).
Unfortunately, the tomb of the great Pharaoh Ramses II is unsuitable for visiting by tourists. It was one of the first tombs to be dug near the entrance of the Valley of the Kings, but King Ramses II perhaps chose one of the worst places for his tomb, which has seen no less than seven flooding events. Tomb KV 7 is one of the largest tombs in the Valley. It covers 686 square meters and extends 168 meters into the hillside. Some scholars believe that he began its construction during the second year of his reign with a plan that belongs to the right-angled layout of the royal tombs of the Eighteenth Dynasty. This tomb has never been systematically cleared. Some of the many archaeologists and explorers who have worked on clearing the Tomb of Ramses II are: Henry Salt (around 1817), Champ...Read More


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