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July 01 2013

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TT359 is the Theban tomb of Inerkhau, Foreman of the Lord of the Two Lands in the Place of Truth during the New Kingdom reigns of Ramesses III and Ramesses IV. The tomb is located at Deir el-Medina, a part of the Theban necropolis. Inerkhau was one of the leaders of the craftsmen who excavated and decorated the tombs in the Valley of the Kings and in the Valley of the Queens, and lived at Deir el-Medina. …

… Scene depicting offerings being made to Inerkhau and his family. …

via Tuesday Tomb – TT359 | The Egyptiana Emporium

Reposted bysiriusminervaAncientEgyptian
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… On the north wall (above), the scenes are to be read from east to west (right to left). The top two registers concern life in the funerary world, inspired by the Book of the Dead, and the bottom register concerns the domestic cult of the deceased. The scenes include the deceased paying homage to a variety of different entities, including his own ba-bird, the god, Ptah, the rising sun (represented by the akhet-sign of two hills between which rises the sun – the two lions facing away from each other are a representation of ‘yesterday’ and ‘tomorrow’), an immense snake named Sata, and four black jackals. The opening of the mouth ritual is also depicted, as are scenes of offering to the deceased and his family. …

(via Tuesday Tomb – TT359 | The Egyptiana Emporium)

Reposted byAncientEgyptian AncientEgyptian
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As with the burial chamber of Sennedjem we have created, from 32 individual photographs, a single distortion-free mosaic of the burial chamber of Inherkhau. Shown to the right is the progression of the North wall (after removing geometric distortions). The final reconstruction shown is 1/16 resolution.

(via The burial chamber of Inherkhau)

Reposted byAncientEgyptian AncientEgyptian

June 16 2013

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Scene from the tomb of Inherkau (TT359) showing the Lords of the West:
Top row, right to left: Amenhotep I, Ahmose, Ahhotep I, Ahmose-Meritamun, Sitamun, Siamun,?, Ahmose-Hennuttamehu, Ahmose-Tumerisy, Ahmose-Nebetta, Ahmose-Sipair
Bottom row, right to left: Ahmose-Nefertari, Ramesses I, Mentuhotep II, Amenhotep II, Tao II, Ramose?, Ramesses IV, ?, Tuthmosis I. (ref: Dodson-Hilton)
Date 1849
Source Lepsius-Denkmahler
Author Lepsius

via wikimedja commons

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