KV 40 (Unknown)



General Site Information
Structure: KV 40
Location: Valley of the Kings, East Valley, Thebes West Bank, Thebes
Owner: Unknown
Other designations:
Site type: Tomb


KV 40 is located in the south branch of the southwest wadi. Only the upper part of the shaft is accessible; the rest is filled with rubble, and nothing is known about the tomb's layout.

Site History
No details of the site's history are available.

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

New Kingdom, Dynasty 18 (dated by location)

History of Exploration
Loret, Victor (1899): Discovery (made for the Service des Antiquités)
Loret, Victor (1899): Excavation (conducted for the Service des Antiquités)

 -  Site condition: The tomb was excavated, but no report was ever published.

















Printable Tomb Drawings


Axis in degrees: 14.37
Axis orientation: North

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

Minimum width: 2 m
Maximum width: 2 m
Total length: 2.24 m
Total area: 3.57 m²

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