Scholars often assume that elite, or high-status tomb chapels of the Egyptian Old and Middle Kingdoms featured decorations in order to provide for the eternal needs of the deceased. However, this explanation often fails to account for the content of many such decorations. The Cosmos of Khnumhotep II offers a detailed study of the tomb chapel of Khnumhotep II. Kamrin painstakingly charts the various levels of meaning buried in the scenes, ornaments, and texts that adorn Khnumhotep II's chapel, and provides a detailed ...

Cosmos of Khnumhotep 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138966833

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Cosmos of Khnumhotep 1999, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780710305749

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