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Untitled

1817-1820

Giovanni Belzoni or Alessandro Ricci

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Title

Untitled

Date

1817-1820

Description

Watercolour copied from the astronomical ceiling of the burial chamber (Baedecker's 'room 10b') of Pharaoh Sety I's tomb, Luxor. It shows a line of figures - each with a sun disc each - all behind a crocodile on a hippos back. The figures, from left to right, represent the goddess Isis; followed by the four sons of Horus- Imseti (human headed), Hapy (baboon headed), Duamutef (jackal headed), and Qebehsenuf (falcon headed). Following them are Manitef ('He who looks at his father'), Irendjetef ('Whom his body made'), Irrenefdjesef ('He who made his own name'), and Haqu ('Plunder').

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Location

Tomb KV17, Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

Medium

Credits

Image Credit

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