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Burial site of Userhet
KV45 is located in Egypt
Location East Valley of the Kings
Discovered 25 February 1902
Excavated by Howard Carter
Donald P. Ryan
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Tomb KV45, located in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt, was used for the burial of the noble Userhet of the Eighteenth dynasty.

Isometric, plan and elevation images of KV45 taken from a 3d model

Userhet was an overseer of the fields of Amun. The tomb was reused in the 22nd Dynasty by the Doorkeeper of the House of Amun named Mereskhons. [1]

KV 45 is one of at least four tombs used by officials. The others are KV36 (Maiherpri, a noble form the time of Thutmose IV), KV46 (Yuya and Tjuyu, the parents of Queen Tiye) and KV48 (Amenemipet called Pairy a Vizier from the time of Amenhotep II and Tuthmosis IV).[2]


  1. ^ Porter, Bertha and Moss, Rosalind, Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Statues, Reliefs and Paintings Volume I: The Theban Necropolis, Part 2. Royal Tombs and Smaller Cemeteries, Griffith Institute. 1964, pg 563
  2. ^ Dodson, Aidan and Ikram, Salima, The Tomb in Ancient Egypt, Thames and Hudson, 2008, pg 225

External links

  • Theban Mapping Project: KV45 - Includes detailed maps of most of the tombs.

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