Red Chapel

last update: 25.03.2008

Vestibule, North Side - Block-No. 109


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


 Foundation ritual - Hatshepsut, is depicted preparing the ground of the temple area with a "mr"-hoe. Only a part of the hoe and some hieroglyphs have survived. 
 


Note(s): the picture of Hatshepsut was deliberately destroyed

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Copyright: Dr. Karl H. Leser (Iufaa)