Title Ceiling Block (Medinet Habu)
Type Astronomical Representation
EAT3 Number and Name 18 Ramses III B
EAT3 Pages and Plates 27-28 and Fig 5
EAT3 Decan List Family Unknown
Publications Nelson and Hoelscher (1929)
Location Loose block orginally (says EAT3) from the ceiling of the Second Hypostyle Hall, Medinet Habu, Theban Necropolis
Date 20th dynasty
Registers ?
Circumpolar Group and Deities Only part of the circumpolar group is preserved
Planets None preserved
Decan Names None preserved
Decanal Stars None preserved
Personifications of the Decans None preserved
Cluster Numbers None preserved
Depictions of Decanal Constellations None preserved
Decanal Deity Names None preserved
Decanal Deity Figures None preserved
Lunar Months Yes, a fragment is preserved
Civil Months None preserved
Nut Probably not

Only the area in the immediate vicinity of the Hippo remains.


The existing parts are consistent with the ceiling having had the same layout as Ramesseum (Second Hypostyle Hall) and the better preserved ceiling at Medinet Habu.

Decan List

Not preserved.