Red Chapel

last update: 25.03.2008

Vestibule, North Side - Block-No. 109

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

 Foundation ritual - Hatshepsut, is depicted preparing the ground of the temple area with a "mr"-hoe. Only a part of the hoe and some hieroglyphs have survived. 

Note(s): the picture of Hatshepsut was deliberately destroyed


Copyright: Dr. Karl H. Leser (Iufaa)