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TT31 Khonsu -  004


From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini

Painting from the Tomb of Khonsu, First prophet of Menkheperre – Reign of Ramesses II, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty – Theban Tomb 31, Western Thebes, Sheik Abd el-Qurna – “First Prophet of Menkheperre Thutmosis III” was the title of Khonsu (or To) who was buried in tomb TT 31 in Abd el-Qurna. Khonsu lived during the reign of Ramesses II. This vivid, coloured scene of flying birds is depicted on the ceiling of the tomb entrance.

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