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Watercolour copied from the ceiling of the burial chamber of the tomb of Pharaoh Sety I ('Baedecker room 10b').The page is divided into three registers, with 11 columns of hieroglyphs, some empty. Yellow on black. Black background with yellow decoration. Divided into columns for hieroglyphs; twelve in the upper part are filled and only three in the lower part. Names Osiris; Venus the star that crosses; Mercury; The Honoured of god; Sebshesen; Ipesed; Shespet; Neseru; The Two Tortoises; Ra, The Eastern Star of the sky (Mars), His name is Horusof the Horizon- he travels backwards; the western Star which crosses the sky (Saturn), Horus Bull of the Sky; and The Southern Star, Jupiter'.

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Tomb KV17, Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt

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