Red Chapel

last update: 25.03.2008

South Wall - Block No. 102

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

Opet-Procession, the barque of Amun mounted in the Chapel of Alabaster called "Mn-mnw" (built by Amenhotep I). Hatshepsut on the right is shown performing the "heb-sed-run. The text in front of her says "Giving the field, 4times (wdj sxt zp jfdw)". She is accompanied by the running Apis bull as explained by the text above the head of the bull "Getting out [the] Apis bull (pHrr Hapw)".



Copyright: Dr. Karl H. Leser (Iufaa)