Red Chapel

last update: 29.11.2009

North Wall - Block No. 291

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

Beautiful Feast of the (Desert) Valley, Register 5, return from from Deir el-Bahari to Karnak.
The block shows the barque of Amun which is ferried across the Nile on the boat "Userhat-Amun". On the right behind the barque shrine Thutmosis III is depicted navigating the boat.



Copyright: Dr. Karl H. Leser (Iufaa)