The tomb of Irtieru, wife of the king (Atlanersa), sister of the king, daughter of the king (Taharka or Tanutamani?), “rmT n Kmt,” is a typical Napatan monument. The burial chamber, which is one of the very few remaining Kushite painted rooms, has been ignored by Egyptologists since its excavation, falling into a large group of disregarded and misunderstood inscribed monuments from Nuri, some of which the author has already discussed in print. This article explains how the tomb can be understood when freed from the misperceptions of an Egyptocentric viewpoint.
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