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A project of the American Research Center in Egypt
Book of the Dead
KV 05 Plan, Sections, and Axonometric
Valley of the Kings
Explore the royal necropolis of Egypt's New Kingdom
Plans, Sections, Axonometrics
KV 23: Ay
Plans and Sections
KV 23: Ay
Ay, accompanied by Tiy, harpooning a hippopotamus (scene 3): damaged relief; magical brick niche.
Ay fowling and sailing in the papyrus marshes with his wife Tiy, with intentional damage to the figures of Ay and Tiy and their cartouches (scenes 1, 2).
Ay fowling: king hurling throwstick at ducks in papyrus marsh, with intentional damage to figure of Ay and his cartouches (scene 1).
Ay fowling: king hurling throwstick while holding brace of ducks as decoy, with intentional damage to king's figure and cartouches (scene 1).
Imydwat, first hour, scenes 5-6: excerpts.
Imydwat, first hour, scene 1, figures 1-6: baboons "who open for the Great Soul;" magical brick niche.
Imydwat, first hour, scene 5, figures 47-49: Horus, Ka-Ma'at and Nehes, crew members of the solar bark (detail).
Imydwat, first hour, scene 5, figures 52 and 45: Ma'at and Nebet-wia, a form of Hathor and member of the crew of the solar bark.
Ay and Osiris, king's figure and cartouche intentionally damaged (scene 5).
Ay's ka, Ay and Nut, king's figure and cartouches of Ay intentionally damaged (scene 3); magical brick niche.
Imsety and Hapy (scene 1); Ay and Hathor, king's figure and cartouches intentionally damaged (scene 2).
Hathor greeting [Ay]: detail (scene 2).
Ay's ka with Horus name on its head [with Ay and Nut]: detail (scene 3).
Four Sons of Horus as deified kings of Upper and Lower Egypt seated before offering table (scene 1).
Qebehsenuef and Duamutef as deified kings of Upper Egypt (scene 1).
Imsety and Hapy as deified kings of Lower Egypt (scene 1).
Solar bark bearing Ra-Horakhty and the Heliopolitan Ennead; Book of the Dead, spells 141, 142 and 144.
Bow of the solar bark; Book of the Dead, spell 130.
Nephthys and stern of solar bark; Book of the Dead, spell 130; magical brick niche.
Nephthys and solar bark; Book of the Dead, spell 130.