Red Chapel

last update: 16.11.2007

Santuary, North Wall - Block-No. 140

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

The block shows two scenes

- left: a God's wife, followed of several priests and priestesses, high officials, and common people (rekhyt), who pleased the Ennead and the king , are led by the king into the depth of the sanctuary.
- right: noblemen, companions, servants and maids, and all common people (rekhyt) observe, how the (holy altar) fire is brought out.




Copyright: Dr. Karl H. Leser (Iufaa)