BURIAL CHAMBER - WALL 23
On the right-hand side of (172), wall 23 is shown, with a depiction of the guardian of gate 16 on the left and a hieroglyphic column on the right.
To the left of the guardian are depicted two hieroglyphic columns and gate 16, which are located on wall 21.
Wall 23 makes a ninety-degree angle with wall 21.
The guardian of gate 16 has the head of a vulture and two green feathers on his head.
Like all guardians at the gates, this guardian also wears a tunic and a blue wig.
The guardian carries a blue knife in each hand.
Above the genie’s head, hieroglyphs show the name of the guardian: ‘He who bows to the One who provokes weariness to those who go forth to death’.
‘He who bows to the One who provokes weariness to those who go forth to death’ is the English translation of the guardian’s name, Diu-kesu-uden-bega-per-em-Mut.
To the right of the guardian, a hieroglyphic column is shown, stating ‘It is the King of Upper and Lower Egypt, Lord of the Two Lands, User-Ma’at-Ra Mery-Amun, son of Ra, Lord of Appearances, Ramesses, Ruler of Heliopolis, true of voice, beloved of Osiris, foremost of the West’.