Red Chapel

last update: 26.08.2006

North Wall - Block No. 25

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

The blocks contains two scenes, on the left Hatshepsut is embraced by Amun who "Satisfies the Heart", the right scene shows the queen performing a ritual run with Hs-vases to offer "fresh cool water (Xnp qbHw)" to the ithyphallic Amun, "Lord of the Thrones of the Two Lands".



Copyright: Dr. Karl H. Leser (Iufaa)