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Photographs in this gallery are of the various Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank if the Nile at Luxor in the area called Qurnet Murai
Rekhmire Tomb Painting EG075699JHP 
 Rekhmire Tomb Luxor Painting Workmen Carving Statue Ancient Egyptian Craftsman, one of many beautiful tomb decorations only lit by reflected sunlight amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. Rekhmire Tomb-Chapel [Tomb 100] was a Vizier during the reigns of Tuthmosis 11 and Amenhotep 11, part of a family with long service as administrators at Thebes. This highly decorated cruciform tomb is full images giving great understanding of Egyptian foreign policy, taxation and the justice system. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Luxor Nobles Tombs
Filename:
Rekhmire Tomb Painting EG075699JHP
Upload Date: Sunday, October 21, 2007
Photo Size: 9.8 MB; 4619x4134 pixels
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Rekhmire Tomb Luxor Painting Workmen Carving Statue Ancient Egyptian Craftsman,

one of many beautiful tomb decorations only lit by reflected sunlight amongst the Tombs of the Nobles on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor. Rekhmire Tomb-Chapel [Tomb 100] was a Vizier during the reigns of Tuthmosis 11 and Amenhotep 11, part of a family with long service as administrators at Thebes. This highly decorated cruciform tomb is full images giving great understanding of Egyptian foreign policy, taxation and the justice system. The area around the Tombs has now been greatly improved with removal of many of the old modern houses and entry to these fascinating burial sites made more accessible.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, ancient, Luxor, Tombs, Nobles, Thebes, River Nile, West Bank, Old Qurna, Sheikh Abdel-Qurna, landscape, Rekhmire, Vizier, administrator, tomb, painting, granite, statue, carving, masons, stone, workers, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, artificial, light, digital
 


 

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