DEIR EL-BAHARI. THE TEMPLE OF HATSHEPSUT SEASON 2004/2005 Cover Image

DEIR EL-BAHARI. THE TEMPLE OF HATSHEPSUT SEASON 2004/2005
DEIR EL-BAHARI. THE TEMPLE OF HATSHEPSUT SEASON 2004/2005

Author(s): Zbigniew E. Szafrański
Subject(s): Archaeology
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Egypt; Deir el-Bahari; Temple of Hatshepsut; shaft tombs; restoration; site presentation

Summary/Abstract: The main objectives of the 2004/2005 season of the Polish-Egyptian Archaeological and Conservation Mission to the Hatshepsut Temple at Deir el-Bahari included the restoration of the Solar-Cult Complex, conservation of the North Chamber of Amun-Re, and continued documentation and excavation in the Royal Mortuary Cult Complex. Supplementary tasks included the final restoration of two of Hatshepsut's figures in the form of Osiris placed in the Upper (Coronation) Portico; cleaning of the northern outer face of the Upper Ramp; preliminary conservation of the sandstone painted statue of king Amenhotep I. The study of the decorative scheme in the Temple of Tuthmosis III is in progress.

  • Issue Year: 2007
  • Issue No: XVII
  • Page Range: 241-254
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: English