Red Chapel

last update: 24.03.2008

South Wall - Block No. 222

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

Oracle of Amun during a procession to Karnak, this block and the next three blocks no. 35, 184, and 295 (from left to right) contain a text that describes how Hatshepsut was elected to become king by an oracle of Amun. 



Copyright: Dr. Karl H. Leser (Iufaa)