TT169

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Theban tomb TT169
Burial site of Senna
Location Dra' Abu el-Naga', Theban Necropolis
← Previous
TT168
Next →
TT170
T23 n
A
[1]
Senna
in hieroglyphs

The Theban Tomb TT169 is located in Dra' Abu el-Naga', part of the Theban Necropolis, on the west bank of the Nile, opposite to Luxor. It is the burial place of the Ancient Egyptian Senna who was the head of the goldworkers of Amun during the reign of Amenhotep II in the Eighteenth Dynasty.[1]

Senna was the son of Sensonb and Tanub and his wife was named Maetka. His wife was a Divine Adoratrice of Amun.

The tomb consists of a hall and a passage. The hall is decorated with scenes and has texts on its vaulted ceiling. The passage contains scenes depicting Senna and his wife, an opening of the mouth scne and a daughter offering to Senna, his wife Tanub and his parents.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Porter, Bertha and Moss, Rosalind, Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Statues, Reliefs and Paintings Volume I: The Theban Necropolis, Part I. Private Tombs, Griffith Institute. 1970, 278, ASIN: B002WL4ON4