Red Chapel

last update: 28.11.2009

South Wall - Block No. 71

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).
In this scene Amun is fixing the "Crown of the Morning House = hnw n pr dwAt aA xpr.w" (Stephan, 2008) on the head of the queen (see also North-Wall Block 141). The goddess "Hathor, Lady of Dendera = @w.t-@r nb.t Jwn.t" is shown standing in front of the pr-wr.

Note(s): the presentation of Hatshepsut and her cartouche have been deliberately destroyed


Copyright: Dr. Karl H. Leser (Iufaa)