Red Chapel

last update: 28.11.2009

South Wall - Block No. 23

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

Coronation-scenes of the 7th register, South-Wall, blocks 23, 71, 95, 114, 145, 154, 261).
Hatshepsut is crowned by Amun in the pr-wr with the Khepresh-crown (xprs) while the consort of Amun, the goddess Amaunet, "Lady of Heaven", is standing in front of the pr-wr.

On the left side of the scene a Iun-mw-ef-priest, the one who "Purificates (Wab-priest) the pr-wr", supports ritually the coronation of the queen.



Copyright: Dr. Karl H. Leser (Iufaa)