Red Chapel

last update: 25.03.2008

Vestibule, North Side - Block-No. 153


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


The block shows two scenes, on the left Hatshepsut offers the ointment mDt  to Amun who is sitting on his throne, on the right the queen, wearing a nemes-headdress and an uraeus, is embraced by the goddess Amaunet, Lady of Heaven, who resides in Karnak.
 


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Copyright: Dr. Karl H. Leser (Iufaa)