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Ceiling painting from the Book of Night and Day in the Tomb of King Ramesses VI

Ceiling painting from the Book of Night and Day in the Tomb of King Ramesses VI

Detail of a ceiling painting in the tomb of King Ramesses VI, KV 9 in the Valley of the Kings at Thebes. It is believed that it was King Ramesses V who started to build this tomb, KV 9, which was later completed by the King Ramesses VI. The tomb is one of the most important and most beautiful tombs in the Valley of the Kings, as it contains complete sets of scenes from religious books, such as Book of the Dead, Book of the Gates and Book of the Caverns. This detail is from the book of the Day and Night.
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42-23772733
Date Photographed:
November 24, 2005
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© Sandro Vannini/Corbis
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Eureka
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