Red Chapel

last update: 24.03.2008

South Wall - Block No. 226

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

Opet procession from the temple of Karnak to the temple of Luxor along the 6 way-stations (barque shrines) of Hatshepsut - the relief start on the right side of the 3rd register with the procession out of the temple of Amun.

Note(s): both in the front of the pedestal of the barque (right) and in front of the moving procession (left) parts of the relief had been chiseled out


Copyright: Dr. Karl H. Leser (Iufaa)