Category: 20th dynasty

Tomb of Ramesses VI The walkway of the to…

Tomb of Ramesses VI

The walkway of the tomb of Ramesses VI (KV9) towards the main chamber. Valley of the Kings, West Thebes.

Photo: Jakub Kyncl

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Column at the mortuary temple of Ramesses III

Detail of the open papyriform column at the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III, Medinet Habu, West Thebes.

Inherkhau and his wife, Wab Inherkahu and his…

Inherkhau and his wife, Wab

Inherkahu and his wife seated, receiving offerings from their two sons, surrounded by four grandchildren, detail of a wall painting scene from the Tomb of Inherkhau (TT359). 

Inherkhau had the title (“Foreman of the Lord of the Two Lands in the Place of Truth”) during the reigns of Ramesses III and Ramesses IV.

New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty, ca. 1189-1077 BC. Deir el-Medina, West Thebes. 

Medinet Habu

Medinet Habu

View of west portico with painted columns, pillars and ceiling, details from the second courtyard of the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III, Medinet Habu.

historyfilia: Tomb of Khaemwaset (QV44) (Valle…

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Tomb of Khaemwaset (QV44) (Valley of the Queens, Egypt) during discovery in 1903, photo shot by members of Italian archeological mission.

Tomb of Ramesses VI (KV9), Valley of the Kings…

Tomb of Ramesses VI (KV9), Valley of the Kings, West Thebes.

Relief depicting wrestlers 

Relief depicting wrestlers 

Detail of a wall carving from the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III. New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty, ca. 1189-1077 BC. Medinet Habu, West Thebes.

Relief depicting Inherkhau in the solar ba…

Relief depicting

Inherkhau

in the solar barque with Isis, Thoth and Atum and Khepri, detail of a wall painting from the tomb of Inherkhau (TT359). New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty, ca. 1189-1077 BC. Deir el-Medina, West Thebes.

Decoration inside the Tomb of Ramesses IX (K…

Decoration inside the Tomb of Ramesses IX (KV6). New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty, ca. 1189-1077 BC. Valley of the Kings, West Thebes.

Scarab beetle, symbol of rebirth or regenerati…

Scarab beetle, symbol of rebirth or regeneration, detail of a wall painting from the tomb of Inherkhau (TT359). New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty, ca. 1189-1077 BC. Deir el-Medina, West Thebes.