KV2 Tomb of Ramses IV

The ancient Egyptian tomb KV2 in the Valley of the Kings is the grave of Pharaoh Ramses IV It lies in the valley between KV7 and KV1.


A large part of the tomb is intact and is decorated with wall paintings from the Litany of Ra, the Book of Caverns, the Book of the Dead, the Book of Imydwat and the book of heaven.


The grave was probably broken in antiquity and shifted the mummy formerly located here in the grave KV35 system. It has been first visited in modern times by Claude Sicard and was then the target of several archaeologists to Howard Carter in 1920.