KV 31 (Unknown)




General Site Information
Structure: KV 31
Location: Valley of the Kings, East Valley, Thebes West Bank, Thebes
Owner: Unknown
Other designations: 24 [Hay], 7 [Belzoni], Lord Belmore's Tomb
Site type: Tomb


The tomb is completely sanded up and no details are available about its contents. The tomb lies about 20 m (66 feet) north of KV 32. Only part of the rectangular entrance shaft is currently visible.

Site History
No details are available about the history of the tomb. KV 31 could have been the original location of a Dynasty 18 quartz-sandstone anthropoid sarcophagus found by Belzoni in 1817 and donated to the British Museum by the Earl of Belmore.

This site was used during the following period(s):

New Kingdom, Dynasty 18

History of Exploration
Belzoni, Giovanni Battista (1817): Discovery (made for the Earl of Belmore)
Belzoni, Giovanni Battista (1817): Excavation (conducted for the Earl of Belmore)
Loret, Victor (1898): Mapping/planning

 -  Site condition: The tomb is completely filled with debris.















Printable Tomb Drawings


Axis in degrees: 224.81
Axis orientation: Southwest

Site Location
Latitude: 25.44 N
Longitude: 32.36 E
JOG map reference: NG 36-10
Modern governorate: Qena (Qina)
Ancient nome: 4th Upper Egypt

Maximum height: 0.98 m
Minimum width: 1.74 m
Maximum width: 1.74 m
Total length: 3.25 m
Total area: 5.65 m²
Total volume: 5.3 m³

Additional Tomb Information
Entrance location: Hillside
Owner type: Unknown, probably non-royal
Entrance type: Shaft