Red Chapel

last update: 27.08.2006

West Gate - Block No. 53 and 157

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

Coronation, the scene covers two blocks, it shows on the right the coronation of Hatshepsut-Khenemet-Amun by Amun, here the "King of Gods", in the pr wr, before the pr wr Weret-hekau is shown, depicted with a lion head and the solar disc, who holds an ankh-symbol to the nose of the queen; the left half of the scene shows the Iun-mut-ef-priest before the souls of Pe and Nekhen.



Copyright: Dr. Karl H. Leser (Iufaa)