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Tomb of Nefertari, QV66, Valley of the Queens

Tomb of Nefertari, burial chamber: East wall, first portal

The eastern walls portrays Chapter 146 of the Book of the Dead. This is Nefertari's passage through twenty-one portals (each guarded by a single keeper) of the domain of Osiris.

The first portal, directly in front of Nefertari, is guarded by a vulture-headed keeper. The scene is very damage and of the text, only the upper part of the columns has survived.

The name of the portal is "Lady of fear, lofty of battlements, the destroyer, who wards off storms and who rescues the plundered". The doorkeeper's name is "Dread".


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Taken on March 19, 2017