Finally, the pyramid construction was stopped due to economic factors, not theft. They are especially deadly to people with weak immune system Ganeri and West pg I think the reason we found [the papyri] there is that this was the last mission of the team, I imagine because of the death of the king.
Granite came from Aswan far to the south, food from the delta in the north near the Mediterranean, and limestone from Tura, about 12 miles south of Cairo on the Nile.
That was the time when Howard Carter had found the untouched tomb of King Tutankhamen and started the excavations in February Friezes on the wall describe the stages in the Opet Festival, from sacrifices at Karnak at the top left, through Amun 's arrival at Luxor at the end of that wall, and concluding with his return on the opposite side.
I think they just stopped everything and closed up the galleries and then as they were leaving buried the archives in the area between the two large stones used to seal the complex. Beyond the colonnade is a peristyle courtyard, which also dates back to Amenhotep's original construction.
A metallurgy industry is also indicated to have taken place at this site due to the discovery of copper-ore.