The climbers found sockets cut into the rock that could have
held logs. Such timbers, hoisted with two shadoofs, probably
formed scaffolding to give workmen access to the niche, likely
repository for a statue.
High crowned images of Hathor and Mut, Amun's consort, flank
a doorway in the temple of Mut. Columns portraying the god Bes,
protector of women in childbirth, ...taking an infant to bath
in the Nile.