Lower Precinct, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna
There are a number of interesting tombs in this precinct, which is most conveniently reached from the Tomb of Nakht or the Tomb of Menne.
Tomb of Peser
No. 106, the Tomb of Peser, Vizier of Sethos I. In the forecourt are a fine stela and statues of the dead man. In the entrance doorway and on the pillars Peser is depicted in his official costume with his wife.
Tomb of Amenamopet
No. 41, the Tomb of Amenamopet, Chief Steward of Amun in the early 19th Dynasty. On the pillars of the first chamber are statues of the dead man; on the walls are inscriptions and religious scenes.
Tomb of Amenmose
No. 42, the Tomb of Amenmose, Governor of the northern subject territories (18th Dynasty). On the left hand rear wall and end wall of the first pillared chamber the dead man is seen presenting tribute from the Asiatic peoples to the King.
Tomb of Tjai
No. 23, the Tomb of Tjai, an official in the Archive Office (reign of Merneptah, 19th Dynasty).A flight of steps, originally preceded by a colonnade, leads down into the open forecourt, which was also surrounded by colonnades (now restored). At the east end of the south colonnade are scenes depicting the work of the "Foreign Office". Beyond this is a transverse chamber, the paintings in which mostly show offering scenes; on the right hand entrance wall Tjai is seen receiving gold chains of honor from the King, seated on his throne. In niches in the rear wall are two life size half length statues of the dead man. Corridor, left hand wall: the burial and the judgment of the dead (partly destroyed). Right hand wall: presentation of various offerings; the dead man, sometimes accompanied by his wife, praying to the gods of the dead. In the chamber beyond th is is the granite sarcophagus. In a niche in the rear wall are half length statues of Osiris, Isis and Horus.
Tomb of Djeserkeresenob
No. 38, the Tomb of Djeserkeresenob, Clerk in the Granaries of Amun in the reign of Tuthmosis IV. On the right hand rear wall of the first chamber is a fine banqueting scene, with female musicians and dancers performing in presence of the dead man and his sister.