Pharaoh Ramses VI

In the Egyptian Valley of the Kings in the northwest of Luxor stands tomb KV9, which is known as the final resting place of the pharaoh Ramses VI. Originally, the tomb was intended for Ramses V. However, his uncle Ramses VI used the magnificently decorated tomb for himself. With its wide corridors and high ceiling, the tomb of Pharaoh Ramses VI is one of the most beautiful tombs in the necropolis. During his reign, the pharaoh could not complete the construction of the tomb. The entrance has been open since ancient times. The colorful decorations and almost 1000 graffiti are to a considerable extent from the Roman and Greek eras. For example, paintings of the Book of the Earth, the Books of Heaven or the Book of Gates can be found in the tomb again. In the Valley of the Kings, visitors can only see a small part of the tombs in order to preserve the tombs and historical remains. With its interesting and unique architecture, the elaborately decorated tomb is one of the few monuments to Pharaoh Ramses VI that have been preserved to this day.