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[EGYPT 29414]  'Ramses III and Isis in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef.'    	This coloured relief in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef shows Ramses III in an embrace with the goddess Isis. Ramses is wearing the blue khepresh crown while Isis' blue wig is topped by a vulture headdress and the sun disc between cows horns.  Amenherkhepshef was a royal scribe, commander of the cavalry and son of Ramses III. His tomb (QV 55) can be found in the Valley of the Queens on the Westbank at Luxor. Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.
[EGYPT 29413]  'Gatekeeper in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef.'    	This coloured relief in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef portrays a bird headed genie, who according to chapters 145 and 146 of the Book of the Dead guards one of the pylons (gates) of the Kingdom of Osiris. The deceased will have to pass the gate and its guardian on his way to the afterlife.  Amenherkhepshef was a royal scribe, commander of the cavalry and son of Ramses III. His tomb (QV 55) can be found in the Valley of the Queens on the Westbank at Luxor. Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.
[EGYPT 29412]  'Gatekeeper in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef.'    	This coloured relief in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef portrays a ram headed genie, who according to chapters 145 and 146 of the Book of the Dead guards one of the pylons (gates) of the Kingdom of Osiris. The deceased will have to pass the gate and its guardian on his way to the afterlife.  Amenherkhepshef was a royal scribe, commander of the cavalry and son of Ramses III. His tomb (QV 55) can be found in the Valley of the Queens on the Westbank at Luxor. Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.
[EGYPT 29411]  'Isis in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef.'    	This coloured relief in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef portrays the goddess Isis, wearing a blue wig topped by a vulture headdress and the sun disc between cows horns.  Amenherkhepshef was a royal scribe, commander of the cavalry and son of Ramses III. His tomb (QV 55) can be found in the Valley of the Queens on the Westbank at Luxor. Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.
[EGYPT 29410]  'Ramses III in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef.'    	This coloured relief portrays Ramses III in the tomb which was made for his son prince Amenherkhepshef. Ramses is wearing a sumptuous loincloth adorned with feathers and completed with an embroidered corselet. His head is covered by a helmet decorated with golden rings  The tomb (QV 55), in which Amenherkhepshef was actually never buried, can be found in the Valley of the Queens on the Westbank at Luxor. Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.
[EGYPT 29409]  'Ptah-Tatenen in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef.'    	This coloured relief in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef portrays the creator god Ptah-Tatenen.   Amenherkhepshef was a royal scribe, commander of the cavalry and son of Ramses III. His tomb (QV 55) can be found in the Valley of the Queens on the Westbank at Luxor. Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.
[EGYPT 29408]  'Ptah in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef.'    	Standing in a shrine and wearing his typical blue cap, this coloured relief in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef portrays the god Ptah. According to the cosmogony of Memphis, Ptah was the god who conceived the world by the power of his thoughts and words, not unlike the judeo-christian god.   Amenherkhepshef was a royal scribe, commander of the cavalry and son of Ramses III. His tomb (QV 55) can be found in the Valley of the Queens on the Westbank at Luxor. Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.
[EGYPT 29407]  'Ramses III in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef.'    	This coloured relief portrays Ramses III in the tomb which was made for his son prince Amenherkhepshef, who was a royal scribe and commander of the cavalry.  The tomb (QV 55), in which Amenherkhepshef was actually never buried, can be found in the Valley of the Queens on the Westbank at Luxor. Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.
[EGYPT 29406]  'Cattle in Kheruef's tomb at Luxor.'    	This relief detail in the tomb of Kheruef shows a group of cattle that are herded around the city walls of Memphis on the occasion of the Third Jubilee (heb sed) festival of Amenhotep III (in year 37 of his reign).  Kheruef was steward of Queen Tiy, the wife of Amenhotep III, and played an important role during festivals.  His (unfinished) tomb (TT 192) can be found in the Asasif Necropolis on the Westbank at Luxor. It is one of the socalled "Tombs of the Nobles". Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.
[EGYPT 29405]  'Dancers in Kheruef's tomb at Luxor.'    	This relief detail in the tomb of Kheruef shows male dancers who perform on the occasion of the Third Jubilee (heb sed) festival of Amenhotep III (in year 37 of his reign). The hieroglyphic text tells us that the dancers originated from the Western Deserts oases.  Kheruef was steward of Queen Tiy, the wife of Amenhotep III, and played an important role during festivals.  His (unfinished) tomb (TT 192) can be found in the Asasif Necropolis on the Westbank at Luxor. It is one of the socalled "Tombs of the Nobles". Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.
[EGYPT 29404]  'Stick dancers in Kheruef's tomb at Luxor.'    	This relief detail in the tomb of Kheruef shows stick dancers who perform on the occasion of the Third Jubilee (heb sed) festival of Amenhotep III (in year 37 of his reign). Stick dances are nowadays still performed in Upper Egypt.  Kheruef was steward of Queen Tiy, the wife of Amenhotep III, and played an important role during festivals.  His (unfinished) tomb (TT 192) can be found in the Asasif Necropolis on the Westbank at Luxor. It is one of the socalled "Tombs of the Nobles". Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.
[EGYPT 29403]  'Clapping girls in Kheruef's tomb at Luxor.'    	This relief detail in the tomb of Kheruef shows clapping musicians who perform on the occasion of the First Jubilee (heb sed) festival of Amenhotep III (in year 30 of his reign).  Kheruef was steward of Queen Tiy, the wife of Amenhotep III, and played an important role during festivals.  His (unfinished) tomb (TT 192) can be found in the Asasif Necropolis on the Westbank at Luxor. It is one of the socalled "Tombs of the Nobles". Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.
[EGYPT 29402]  'Flutist in Kheruef's tomb at Luxor.'    	This relief detail in the tomb of Kheruef shows a flutist who performs on the occasion of the First Jubilee (heb sed) festival of Amenhotep III, whose cartouche can be seen at the top of the picture.  Kheruef was steward of Queen Tiy, the wife of Amenhotep III, and played an important role during festivals.  His (unfinished) tomb (TT 192) can be found in the Asasif Necropolis on the Westbank at Luxor. It is one of the socalled "Tombs of the Nobles". Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.
[EGYPT 29401]  'Dancer in Kheruef's tomb at Luxor.'    	This relief detail in the tomb of Kheruef shows a female dancer who performs on the occasion of the First Jubilee (heb sed) festival of Amenhotep III (in year 30 of his reign).  Kheruef was steward of Queen Tiy, the wife of Amenhotep III, and played an important role during festivals.  His (unfinished) tomb (TT 192) can be found in the Asasif Necropolis on the Westbank at Luxor. It is one of the socalled "Tombs of the Nobles". Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.
[EGYPT 29400]  'Dancers in Kheruef's tomb at Luxor.'    	This relief detail in the tomb of Kheruef shows female dancers who perform on the occasion of the First Jubilee (heb sed) festival of Amenhotep III (in year 30 of his reign).  Kheruef was steward of Queen Tiy, the wife of Amenhotep III, and played an important role during festivals.  His (unfinished) tomb (TT 192) can be found in the Asasif Necropolis on the Westbank at Luxor. It is one of the socalled "Tombs of the Nobles". Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.
[EGYPT 29413]
'Gatekeeper in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef.'

This coloured relief in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef portrays a bird headed genie, who according to chapters 145 and 146 of the Book of the Dead guards one of the pylons (gates) of the Kingdom of Osiris. The deceased will have to pass the gate and its guardian on his way to the afterlife.
Amenherkhepshef was a royal scribe, commander of the cavalry and son of Ramses III. His tomb (QV 55) can be found in the Valley of the Queens on the Westbank at Luxor. Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.

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[EGYPT 29413]  'Gatekeeper in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef.'    	This coloured relief in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef portrays a bird headed genie, who according to chapters 145 and 146 of the Book of the Dead guards one of the pylons (gates) of the Kingdom of Osiris. The deceased will have to pass the gate and its guardian on his way to the afterlife.  Amenherkhepshef was a royal scribe, commander of the cavalry and son of Ramses III. His tomb (QV 55) can be found in the Valley of the Queens on the Westbank at Luxor. Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.
[EGYPT 29413]
'Gatekeeper in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef.'

This coloured relief in the tomb of Amenherkhepshef portrays a bird headed genie, who according to chapters 145 and 146 of the Book of the Dead guards one of the pylons (gates) of the Kingdom of Osiris. The deceased will have to pass the gate and its guardian on his way to the afterlife.
Amenherkhepshef was a royal scribe, commander of the cavalry and son of Ramses III. His tomb (QV 55) can be found in the Valley of the Queens on the Westbank at Luxor. Photo Mick Palarczyk and Paul Smit.

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