Proyecto Djehuty

Campaigns

campaign 2010

Spanish – Egyptian Mission at Dra Abu el-Naga Tombs of Djehuty and Hery (TT 11 – 12)
9th Season Report: January 11st – February 21st

Introduction

The rock-cut tomb-chapels of Djehuty and Hery (TT 11–12) are located in the central area of Dra Abu-el Naga, at the northern end of the Theban necropolis. They were hewn at the foothill, and they are interconnected through a third tomb (–399–). They all date to the early XVIIIth Dynasty..

Section of the tomb-chapel of Djehuty
Section of the tomb-chapel of Djehuty
Shafts and burial chambers in Djehuty’s monument
Shafts and burial chambers in Djehuty’s monument
Iron structure set up inside the painted burial chamber
Iron structure set up inside the painted burial chamber
Painted pottery of the time of Hatshepsut-Thutmosis III
Painted pottery of the time of Hatshepsut-Thutmosis III
Girdle with cornaline, turquoise and gold wallet spacers
Girdle with cornaline, turquoise and gold wallet spacers
Inena’s coffin lid inscribed in relief
Inena’s coffin lid inscribed in relief
Funerary shaft in front of the façade and statue of Djehuty
Funerary shaft in front of the façade and statue of Djehuty
Cypriot juglet found inside the shaft in front of the façade
Cypriot juglet found inside the shaft in front of the façade
Lid of canopic jar found inside the shaft of the transverse hall (26th Dyn.)
Lid of canopic jar found inside the shaft of the transverse hall (26th Dyn.)
Second biographical inscription of Djehuty, carved in the transverse hall
Second biographical inscription of Djehuty, carved in the transverse hall