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Tomb of Rekhmire Tomb of Rekhmire
Photo by Raymon Kondos © 2009 Your Egypt

Rekhmire was a vizierWhat does it mean? in the reigns of Thutmose III and Amenhotep II. His tomb is one of the largest and is indeed very rich in painting. The tomb is T-shaped.

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The reliefs have different scenes of foreign tributes brought to Egypt including animals like giraffes, cattle, monkeys and baboons; goods like gold, jars and chariots. Rekhmire is shown doing his job as a judge and collecting treasury. Daily life scenes like hunting, grape harvesting and winemaking are represented.
Other scenes show the work of handscraftmen. Other reliefs illustrate the funerary procession and a banquet scene.

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