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Untitled

1817-1820

Giovanni Belzoni or Alessandro Ricci

From the collection

Title

Untitled

Date

1817-1820

Description

Watercolour copied from the burial chamber ceiling of the tomb of Pharaoh Sety I ('Baedecker room 10b'). Upper register, left hand corner. 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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Location

Tomb KV17, Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

Medium

Credits

Image Credit

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