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PostPosted: Tue Mar 09, 2004 4:33 pm    Post subject: tutankamun Reply with quote

what are the dimensions of king tut's tomb? Question
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Source: The Complete Tutankhamun, The King, The Tomb, The Royal Treasure by Nicholas Reeves, 1990, pg 70.

The enterence stairway comprised of 16 steps, 1.68m (5ft 6 1/8in) wide.

Beyond that the descending corridor measured 8.08 by 1.68m (26ft 6in by 5ft 6 1/8in) and 2m(6ft 6 3/4in) high.

The Antechamber oriented north-south: is 7.85 by 3.55m (25ft 9in by 13ft 3 3/4in) it measures 2.68m(8ft 9 1/2in) in height and lies some 7.1m (23ft 3 1/2in) below the floor of the Valley.

The Annexe 4.35 by 2.6m (14ft 3 1/4in by 8ft 6 3/8in) and 2.55m (8ft 4 i/2in) high. The floor level of this chamber drops 0.9m (2ft 11 3/8in) below that of the Antechamber.

The Burial Chamber 6.37 by 4.02m (20ft 10 3/4in by 13ft 2 1/4in) and 3.63m (11ft 11in) high. The floor was 0.94m (3ft 1in) below that of the Antechamber and 8.05m (26ft 5in) below the Valley surface.

The Treasury 4.75 by 3.8m (15ft 7in by 12ft 5 5/8in) and 2.33m (7ft 7 3/4in) high is orientated norht-south like the Annexe and the Antechamber.
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