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Painting from the tomb of King Amenhotep II, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty – King’s Valley 35, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings - In this painting on a pillar of the funerary chamber of Amenhotep II, the king wears the royal nemes headdress and is receiving life from Osiris, king of the Netherworld, wrapped as…
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From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Painting from the Tomb of Kha, Chief in the Great Place – Reign of Amenhotep II, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - Theban Tomb 8, Western Thebes, Deir el-Medina - This beautiful lady is probably Kha’s wife Meryt. When Schiaparelli found the mummy of Meryt, he…
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From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Painting from the Tomb of Puimre, Second prophet of Amun – Reign of Thutmosis III, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - Theban Tomb 39, Western Thebes, Khokha - Because Puimre held the title ‘Second Prophet of Amun’, the tomb has some very fine reliefs. Among them…
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From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Painting from the Tomb of Userhet, called Neferhabef, First prophet of the Royal Ka of Tuthmosis I – Reign of Seti I, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty - Theban Tomb 51, Western Thebes, Sheik Abd el-Qurna - All the religious scenes and colours found in the…
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