Tourism in Tomb of Ramose



Tourism in Tomb of Ramose.
Ramose was a noblemen, vizier, mayor and judge. He held the title 'Governor of the Town (Thebes)' during the reign of Amen-Hoptep II. His father was the mayor of Mempis and his grandfather was a general in the army. He had his tomb built at Khokha (Nobels Tombs), in the village area of Sheikh ‘Abd el-Qurna, in Luxor. His tomb has been known since the 19th century and it was cleaned from the debris in 1920. What most distinguishes his tomb is that it marks the change in style towards ‘Amarna art’. It has a traditional T-shape plan. The fine carvings and relief of good quality ornamenting walls of the tomb indicate his important position in the royal court. No evidence is there to assure that Ramose was ever buried in this tomb, but some suggest he was buried somewhere in Akhetaten...Read More
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Tourism in Tomb of Ramose

Attendants carrying furniture for the Afterlife of the deceased on a wall of the Tomb of Ramose



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