Ramesses VII

Ramses VII was the sixth king of ancient Egypt (Pharaoh) of the 20th Dynasty. He took over on 20 Peret II (November 9 ) in 1137 BC, the reign and ruled until 1130 BC or 1129 BC


  • Horus name: Strong bull, beautiful as God, or strong bull, with beautiful face, Lord of Sedfesten like his father Ptah - Tatenen
  • Nebtiname: protector of Egypt, the niederzwingt the [ nine ] bow [ the enemies of Egypt ]
  • Gold Name: Rich in years, as Amun


Ramses VII was the son and successor of Ramses VI. and his wife Nubchesbed and nephew of his successor Ramses VIII


In his reign several administrative and economic documents, and five hymns are preserved on the Pharaoh.

The economic crisis of the time, which had a rise in grain prices result is reproduced in documents from the workers' settlement of Deir el- Medina. The response it were looting the necropolis, which took place with the participation of local authorities ( Ramses IX. ).

His grave

The most important monument of the king is his grave ( KV1 ) in the Valley of the Kings. However, this is rather modest in contrast to the other tombs in the valley. From the equipment (granite lid over deepened mine ), shabtis and four found in the Deir el- Bahari vessels of faience is get nothing but the sarcophagus. The whereabouts of the mummy is not known.