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Tomb of Nefertari, QV66, Valley of the Queens

Tomb of Nefertari, burial chamber: North wall

Nefertari's passage through the gates of Chapter 144 of the Book of the Dead. Preceding each gate, the words spoken by Nefertari are given in several columns.

Detail of the fifth gate: Due to a lack of space the artist had to reduce this content of the last gate to just one attendant, the first who is as usual ram-headed. Nevertheless, the names of all three were supplied: the doorkeeper, "He who eats snakes"; the guardian, "The burner" and the herald, "Hippopotamus-faced, raging with power".


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Taken on March 19, 2017