Red Chapel

last update: 27.08.2006

West Gate - Block No. 73 and 106

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 the "Lord of the Two Lands" Men-kheper-Ra by Amun, the "King of Gods" in 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 Thutmosis III accompanied by Monthu and Atum.



Copyright: Dr. Karl H. Leser (Iufaa)