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date: 06 April 2020

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KV royal tombs consisted of multiple chambers whose dimensions and plans varied according to their function and date of cutting. These chambers and their architectural components had specific names and descriptions, many of which are found in ancient documents. This chapter is a geographically and chronologically ordered survey of those chambers and parts.

Keywords: ancient architectural sources, burial chambers, gates, niches, passages, pillars, royal tombs, stairs, tomb chambers, tomb dimensions, wells

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