Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Photo - Hatshepsut's Birth Name

Karnak Temple 50
Originally uploaded by ruthhallam

Carved beautifully out of red/pink granite and located within the Temple complex of Karnak in Luxor, we have the birth name of Hatshepsut.

The cartouche reads "Foremost of Noble Women, United with Amun".



Anonymous said...

is this of her birth name, or 'foremost of nable women,united with amun

Stuart Tyler said...

Hi Anon,
Yes it is. Hatshepsut, united with Amun, or Foremost of Noble Women, United with Amun.