Monday, 21 March 2011

Hatshepsut - Visible Cartouche at Deir el Bahri - Part 3

Unintentionally, i have been looking for cartouches at Deir el Bahri which are still visible today.

The Lower Chapel of Anubis at Deir el Bahri has an example of a pillar which has both the nomen and praenomen (see definitions, below) of Hatshepsut. Highlighted on Maat-Ka-Ra-Hatschepsut (Dr.Karl Leser), this area is described in detail and includes a photo to show the cartouches. I have yet to find a similar photo outside of Dr. Leser's site, so i suggest to go there for more information.

Please click the above link and use the site-map to find the Lower Chapel of Anubis (middle terrace).

Also for definitions of Ancient Egyptian titulary, Wikipedia is worth visiting

With thanks again to Dr Leser.



Alice said...

Hello Stuart !
The three other names of Hatshepsut (Horus-name Useret-kaou, Two Ladies Wadjet-renput, Horus of Gold Netjeret-khau) could also be visible on the monuments of the Queen.
The five names of the Queen are interesting because of their ideological meaning (G. Robins, "The Names of Hatshepsut as King", The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 85 (1999), p. 103-112).

Stuart Tyler said...

Hi Alice-

I will look into this over the weekend as i believe i have a copy of that particular article. Thank you for the information. I have been looking at cartouches, but it makes sence to widen my search.