Painting of Amenhotep II and Hathor in the Tomb of Amenhotep III
Detail of a painting from the tomb of Amenhotep III, WV 22 in the Valley of the Kings at Thebes. This scene shows the king receiving the ankh, the sign of life, from the goddess Hathor who is facing him. Hathor is shown here in the shape of Imentet, the Mistress of the West (land of the dead), with the sign of the west on her head. The King is wearing the cap headdress with the ureus on his forehead. The goddess Nekhbet shown above the king and his names protects him.
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