Egyptian Society during the Ramesside period, Dynasties XIX and XX



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Oral Presentation by Amy

4.7 tombs: architecture and function: Thebes, Memphis, Deir el-Medina

Sources for the architecture
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This is a picture of the lower part of the burial chamber as discovered. Found in the Tomb of Horemheb, taken by Lancelot Crane
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Debris before clearing of tomb. Photo taken from time of discovery by Lancelot Crane (chamber I)

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Photo of recesses and modern stairs. Found in the Tomb of Horemheb, taken by Francis Dzikowski on the 4/2001 (chamber I)

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Debris in chamber at time of excavation. Found in the Tomb of Horemheb, taken by Lancelot at time of excavation (Pillared Room)
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Broken Pillars found in the Timb of Horemheb, taken by lancelot Crane at time of excavation

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Horus bringing Horemheb before Isis. Found in the well chamber and south part of western wall in the Tomb of Horemheb. Photo taken by Lancelot Crane at time of discovery
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Same scene, taken by Francis D. in 4/1999
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Book of Gater the second hour. Found in the Tomb of Horemheb, taken by Lancelot Crane at time of discovery13797_(UPDATE).jpg
Same scene, taken in 2/1999 by Francis Dzikowski

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Scene is showing Pharaoh Horemheb offering wine to Hathor taken by Francis Dzikowski

Bibliography
Books
The Complete Valley of the Kings, Tombs and Treasures of Egypt's Greatest Pharaohs. Nicholas Reeves and Richard H. Wilkinson.
Ancient Lives, The story of the Pharaoh's Tombmakers. John Romer, 1984.
Websites
The Tomb of Horemheb, Valley of the Kings. 2000. <http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/horemhebt.htm>.

THE OSIRISNET. Thierry BENDERITTER. <http://www.osirisnet.net/tombes/pharaons/horemheb/e_horemheb_part1.htm>.
Tombs of Ancient Egypt. <http://www.sacred-egypt.com/ancient_egypt/tombs/valley_kings.html>.
Theban Mapping Project. Kent R. Weeks, Ilka Schacht, Nicole B. Hansen. http://www.thebanmappingproject.com/atlas/index_kv.asp?tombID=871.