Scott C. Waring
In the tomb of Senmut, the architect of Queen Hatshepsut, a panel of the ceiling represents the celestial sphere, the signs of the zodiac, and the other constellations, with an inverted orientation of the southern part of the firmament (1). Senenmut supervised the quarrying, transport, and erection of twin obelisks, at the time the tallest in the world, at the entrance to the Temple of Karnak.
A characteristic feature of the Senmout ceiling is the astronomically false orientation of the South panel. The center of this panel is occupied by the Orion-Sirius group, in which Orion appears to the west of Sirius, instead of being to the East.