Hori in Memphis
This is an illustration from AIDA,
written by Leontyne Price and Illustrated by the Dillons.
In this scene Pharaoh has just announced his plans to attack the city of Kadesh. The formal announcement sits rather oddly with Hori, the royal prince who is the most like his grandsire, Seti. He leaves to perform his duties as commander of the Division of Ptah, the army headquartered in Memphis. It is approaching twilight, and he has some time to sit and reflect...