Tomb of Rekhmire - Vizier of Egypt (reign
of Tuthmosis III) - TT100
reflects Rekhmire's high status in Egypt -the role of Vizier
meant that Rekhmire would have been in charge of much of the
various day-to-day administration in Egypt (especially as Tuthmosis
III spent much time away from Egypt campaigning) - Rekhmire was
only required to consult with the King and the Chief Treasurer.
The tomb is one of the largest and most decorated tombs from
all of the Theban Nobles' tombs.
only a simple T-shaped tomb in design - the long chamber at the
end of the tomb begins with the ceiling 2.7m (9ft) in height,
but rises to 7.6m (25ft) at the rear.
may have died soon after the coronation of Amenhotep II - the
successor of Tuthmosis III. (There is no burial shaft in TT100,
it is thought that Rekhmire may have actually been buried in
the Valley of the Kings)
The tomb is heavily decorated
- some of the more notable scenes in the tomb: