Red Chapel

last update: 30.10.2007

Vestibule, North Side - Block-No. 100

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

Hatshepsut, with nemes-headdress and uraeus, is depicted offering 2 vessels with wine to the ithyphallic Amun-Ra, Lord of the thrones of the Two Lands".
Between the queen and Amun three boards with offering gifts are shown, among them a bull, vegetables, bread, ducks, etc..
Between the offering boards  and the title of Hatshepsut, "God Goddess, Lady of The Two Lands", the goddess Wadjit is depicted sitting on basket which is mounted on papyrus.



Copyright: Dr. Karl H. Leser (Iufaa)