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By James Henry Breasted

ISBN-10: 0252069749

ISBN-13: 9780252069741

This quantity extends Breasted's awesome documentary heritage in the course of the reign of King Tutankhamun. by means of delivering the 1st definitive transcription and the 1st English model of hundreds of thousands of historic files inscribed on papyrus or leather-based or carved in stone, Breasted gave extraordinary entry to info of royal succession, army conquest, non secular upheaval, administrative complexity, and different features of historic Egyptian civilization. initially released within the first decade of the 20 th century, his enormous paintings seems right here in paperback for the 1st time. The Eighteenth Dynasty observed the consolidation of the cult of Amun and the growth of the temple of Amun-Re at Karnak, in addition to a non secular revolution less than King Akhenaten that concerned forsaking Thebes as a non secular capital and royal place of abode and founding a brand new urban dedicated to the provider of the hot sunlight god, Aten. Breasted offers files of the biography and coronation of Queen Hatshepsut, together with reliefs that depict the queen's day trip to the land of Punt. additionally during this quantity are the annals of Thutmose III, delivering the main entire account of the army achievements of any Egyptian king; scenes representing the supernatural delivery and coronation by way of the gods of his son, Amenhotep II; and, inscriptions from the tomb of Rekhmire, best minister or vizier below Thutmose III, that come with a list of taxes paid to the temple and overseas tribute continuing from the king's 20 years of army task in Asia. A herculean assemblage of fundamental files, lots of that have deteriorated to illegibility when you consider that its unique ebook, "Ancient documents of Egypt" illuminates either the superb complexity of Egyptian society and the just about insuperable problems of reconstructing a misplaced civilization.

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HIt is doubtful whether this is the name of the fortress. It is probably the same fortress which is referred to by Thutrnose I1 in his Assuan inscription (5 121,1. 7). a (He) penetrated valleys which 'sthe (royal) ancestors knew not, which the wearers of the double diadem had not seen. , his name) in all lands, because of the greatness of the fame of his majesty. , the lands) were not seen in the archives of the ancestors since the Worshipers of Horus,g who gives his breath to the one that follows him, his offerings to' G o n e that treads 16his way.

24-29, continued from 5 16; concluded 11. ] CAREER UNDER AMENHOTEP I 38. Under this king Ahmose commands the royal trans- ports in a campaign against Kush. The enemy is defeated, Ahmose fighting at the head of the Egyptian troops. " The campaign extended to the Middle Kingdom frontier, for a rock inscription of Amenhotep's eighth year has been found on the island of Uronarti, just below Semneh. 39. I sailed the King Zeserkere (Pfr-k3-RC, Amenhotep I), triumphant, when he ascended the river to Kush (KS),in order to extend asthe borders of Egypt.

Also 1. 27. CHe continued to receive rewards as at the beginning. dNearly one-third line is lacking. eBibliography, p. 10, note a. f Perhaps meaning that they were not included in the official count. gShowing clearly that the Asiatic campaign took place after the Nubian campaign. 36 EIGHTEENTH DYNASTY: THUTMOSE I [§ 86 KARNAK OBELISKSa 86. This pair stood before the pylon (IV) of Thutmose I in the great Karnak temple; the northern obelisk, which Pococke saw still standing, has since fallen. Their erection by Thutmose I is narrated by the chief architect in charge, Ineni (see 8 105).

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