Giovanni Belzoni or Alessandro Ricci
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'.
A comment or a correction? We're always pleased to know more: [email protected]