Parade of temples, palaces, and nomes - on the left the
following nome of Lower Egypt is depicted: Behedet (17. nome), the
middle scene shows the Phw of the 14. nome
(nDft pHt) of Upper Egypt, the right scene is
With the right scenes of block no. 33 begins the parade of the
on base blocks of the north wall (including all following blocks from the east to the west: 229, 294, 270, 225, 298, 230).
A Phw describes a part of a
nome, the word may be translated with "hinterland" or with (back)
"northern part" of a nome (the translation with "swampland",
as in the Lexikon der Ägyptologie, Vol. II, under keyword "Gauprozession
(Parade of Nomes)"; or in German-Egyptian Dictionary of Hannig (P. 289),
appears less suitable. The word Phw
is of male gender, thus, the area is personified by an androgynous figure.