Red Chapel

last update: 16.11.2007

Santuary, North Wall - Block-No. 181


Stone: red quartzite (origin - from the "Red Mountains" of Djebel Akhmar, an area near Heliopolis)


Hatshepsut carries or the "Opening the Mouth" ceremony on the ithyphallic Amun.

The block is largely destroyed by the inscription explains the scene: "I open your mouth and your both eyes with the adze [calling] Divine!"
 

 

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Copyright: Dr. Karl H. Leser (Iufaa)