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King Seti I - Burial Chamber (Detail)
Luxor & Karnak

This tomb is the longest and the deepest and also the most beautiful in the valley of the kings with an impressive 100 meters of fully carved corridors and chambers deep into the mountain and almost 116 meters of a partially excavated tunnel, it's entrance was found under Seti I sarcophagus. 

parts of this tomb can be found in the louvre, Florence and Berlin museums it was removed by Champollion and Rossellini causing damage to the tomb. while the Sarcophagus itself was taken by Henry salt the British consul  in the early 1800s and it's currently on display in London.

King Seti is the son of Ramesses the First who initiated the 19th dynasty which was one of the most powerful dynasties in ancient Egypt , his son is Ramesses the second, one of the greatest kings of the new kingdom and the owner of the impressive Abu Simble Temple in the far southern entrance of Egypt.

The site is closed from public visits due to damage and excavations inside the tomb tunnel.

This pano is a part of an on going project since 2012 to document Ancient Egyptian heritage in 360 VR expieriences, please check out our Alpha release at www.DescribingEgypt.com

Copyright: Salma El Dardiry
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Taken: 28/05/2015
Uploaded: 10/08/2015
Updated: 15/11/2015
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Tags: seti i; king; pharaoh; the first; ancient; egypt; describing; luxor; new kingdom; thebes; ramesses i; ramesses ii; 19th dynasty; kv 17
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More About Luxor & Karnak

Part of the Holy Land, Egypt offers a fascinating mixture of ancient pyramids, temples and other religious monuments. There are numerous possibilities to explore Egypt from desert treks to trips down the Nile or scuba diving in the Red Sea and along the Sinai coast. Cairo, which means “The Triumphant”, is home to the pyramids, sphinx and over 17 million residents within its metropolitan area. Luxor is often described as the world’s largest open air museum, built on the ancient city of Thebes. The Karnak temple complex, located near Luxor, is a collection of ancient temples, chapels and various other buildings.