Tomb KV52 is located in the Valley of the Kings, in Egypt. It contained a mummified monkey,[1] and is probably associated with the nearby tomb of Amenhotep II (KV35).

Burial site of animals
Coordinates25°44′23.2″N 32°36′1.3″E
LocationEast Valley of the Kings
DiscoveredJanuary 1906
Excavated byEdward R. Ayrton

Recent (winter 2009/10) excavations in this area[2] by an SCA team attempting to relocate tombs KV50, KV51, KV52 and KV 53 revealed 18th Dyn blue painted pottery, tools and hieratic and figured ostraca which included :

  • a sketch of a seated queen presenting an offering
  • depictions of sexual scenes with woman and animals
  • cartouches of Rameses II.


  1. "Atlas of the Valley of the Kings - Theban Mapping Project". www.thebanmappingproject.com. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  2. Egyptian Archeology (Egypt Exploration Society publication) No.37 p.26

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