Red Chapel

last update: 27.08.2006

West Gate - Block No. 159 196

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 left the coronation of the "King of Upper- and Lower Egypt, the Son of Ra" Maat-ka-Ra by Amun 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 right half of the scene shows the Iun-mut-ef-priest before the souls of Pe and Nekhen.



Copyright: Dr. Karl H. Leser (Iufaa)