Southern Tomb 11

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Southern Tomb 11 at Amarna, Egypt, was used for the burial of Ramose (General), whose titles included, "Royal scribe, Commander of troops of the Lord of the Two Lands, Steward of Nebmaatra (Amenhotep III)".[1]

It is unknown whether he was the same person as the Vizier Ramose whose Theban tomb is TT55, but it seems unlikely because they have different titles and the names of their wives do not agree.[2]

The tomb is small and the main body is undecorated. The entrance doorway shows Ramose being rewarded by Akhenaten, together with scenes showing Nefertiti and Meritaten.[2] In the shrine a double statue showing Ramose and his sister Nebetiunet was carved out of the rock, then plastered.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Southern Tombs". Retrieved 2007-06-05. 
  2. ^ a b N. de G. Davies, The rock tombs of El-Amarna, Parts III and IV, 1905 (Reprinted 2004), The Egypt Exploration Society, ISBN 0-85698-160-5