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Tomb of Neferhotep, Scribe of Amun

On Sunday February 11th, 2024, the Tomb of Neferhotep (TT49) at Al-Khokha (Luxor’s West Bank), was opened to the public.Neferhotep was a Scribe of Amun in the 18th Dynasty, c. 1550-1292 B.C. Since the collapse of the Ancient Egyptian empire, the tomb of Neferhotep had been used for storing cattle and even as housing. When...

Shrine of Maatmenraemheb and his wife Urtnefret

Shrine of Maatmenraemheb and his wife Urtnefret

Discovered in Abydos, this shrine depicting Maatmenraemheb with his wife Urtnefret, shows the couple depicted within an arched niche. Carved from a block of limestone, the sides of the shrine’s exterior are decorated with sunken relief images of the couple’s family and hieroglyphs. The shrine was originally erected in front of a large granite stele...