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Ramesses IV took the throne after his father, in a period of time where Egypt was suffering from labor, economic, and social problems. There is no evidence that he attempted, or was able, to restore the wealth and authority of Egypt. Most texts about his reign note social unrest and economic decline.
He was probably in his mid-forties when he took the throne.
He did order extensive work in quarries, and he built on to the temples of Abydos, Heliopolis, and Thebes. He sent several thousand workers to the quarries in Wadi Hammamt -- there were 2000 soldiers send with the men; not to protect them, but to control them. Remember that his father, Ramesses III had ruled over famine and workers strikes all over egypt.
The Harris papyrus, which documents the details of his father's reign was placed by Ramesses IV in the tomb of Ramesses III.
By the end of his reign, RAmesses IV was being "accompanied" by the High Priest of Amun, Ramesesnakht. This man controlled a large family and the high priests of Amun. He and his family controlled much of Middle Egypt and the "sharing" of power between the pharaoh and the priest marked the beginning of the split between kings and high-priests at Thebes.
Ramesses IV is buried in the Valley of the Kings, in tomb KV2. However, he did have a tomb begun in the Valley of the Queens while he was still a prince (QV 53). His mummy was not found in either tomb, of course, but was found in the royal cache in KV 35. While it was found and identified, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo does not currently have it. The description of Ramesses IV based on his mummy is that he was short, bald, with a long nose and good teeth!