Userhat tomb Luxor Egypt tours, prices, booking, reviews

Userhat tomb Luxor TT 51 also called Neferhabef. It bore the title “First Prophet of the Royal Ka of Thutmose I”. It was during the reign of Seti I. His tomb is close to that of Khonsu in the village area of Sheikh Abd el-Qurna. In fact, it shows fine detailed paintings of the rituals about the mortuary cult of Thutmose I. The tomb also located in the West Bank of Luxor, Egypt. Moreover, Userhat tomb Luxor has a courtyard containing a stela on the left hand side. It leads into a transverse hall. To the left of the entrance of the tomb, there are funerary scenes. They show Userhat led by Anubis to the underworld. There is also a judgement scene in which his heart weighed against a feather.

The deceased shown kneeling before Osiris and Hathor (as the “Goddess of the West”). They kneel before the “Souls of Pe and Nekhen”. The funeral procession depicts the rites performed before mummies and a pyramid tomb. In fact, the bottom register damaged. Furthermore, the short wall on the left depicts some named ancestors of the deceased. It includes a vizier praising the god Montu. Below Userhat and his wife are fishing. There is also a northern wall opposite the entrance of Userhat tomb Luxor. It is on the left. In fact, It depicts scenes from a procession during the Thutmose I festival. It also includes men bringing gifts or supplies and Userhat adoring the royal barque. At the bottom the deceased receives his burial goods which includes masks.

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On the right hand side of the entrance, on the northern wall, Userhat also is with two women. There is also a son makes offerings to Osiris, Thutmose I and Ahmose-Nefertari. It is while a group of mourning women and priests make libations and offerings to the deceased and his wife. The short eastern wall on the right also shows Userhat with his wife Hatshepsut. In fact, it also shows his mother Tawosret in a beautiful scene. It depicts the goddess of the sycamore tree (Hathor or Mut). The Abydos Pilgrimage portrayed below.

The wall to the right-hand side of the entrance, Userhat kneels before the gods – Thoth. He presents him to Osiris and Anubis and then he appears before an offering table. Priests purified before worshiping Montu and Meretseger, “Goddess of the Theban Necropolis”. Moreover, the tomb has a second and larger undercoated chamber. It contains four square pillars with the burial shaft in the far corner, but this closed to visitors.

Entrance to Userhat tomb Luxor:

The tomb is open from 8 am to 4 pm in winter. Tickets for the three tombs of Khonsu, Userhat and Benia can bought at the ticket office.

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