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Tomb of Pennut

Know more about The Tomb of Pennut: 

 

Location:

The Tomb of Pennut is located in Aniba, South Aswan, near Amada Temple.

 

Who built the tomb?

This tomb belongs to one of the officials who lived at the time of Ramsis IV and was called Pennut; he was the overseer of the province of Aniba.

 

Why it was built?

It was built for Pennut as a burial site for him.


Explanation:
The tomb is a kind of rock cut tombs. It is consisted of antechamber, then a niche where there are the remains of three destroyed statues.
The chamber has scenes of Pennut offerings to the gods at that period, and others that represent the funeral and the final judgments. However, large sections of wall inscriptions have been cut away, leaving visitors with more curiousity.