Thursday, January 26, 2006

Tiy statue and Hathor pillar captial
There have been lots more bulletins about Queen Tiy scattered around the Web, but none of them contain any new information. I will post anything new when it turns up, but won't be adding anything that duplicates earlier posts. However, the photos on the Temple of Mut Dig Diary (John Hopkins) have been supplemented with a set of images of the queen both showing the cartouches much more clearly, and showing the visit of Zahi Hawass to see the new discovery:

The rest of the above site has some wonderful photographs of the excavation, and provides a real insight into the daily activities of field archaeologists working on a site of this type. See the link at the top of the page to see the dig diary from both this season, and previous seasons. One of the finds this season has been a Hathor pillar capital, which has now be cleaned, looks wonderful, and is shown on this page:

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