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Amarna Sunset

Author : Aidan Dodson
ISBN : 9789774163043
Genre : History
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A new account of the return to orthodoxy after Akhenaten's revolution

Lord And Pharaoh

Author : Brian Fagan
ISBN : 9781315425115
Genre : Social Science
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Both born to power and wealth, and raised by courtiers, they lived lives of aristocrats and landowners, in poor health and with uncertain futures. Though they lived over 3000 years apart, the lives of Egyptian King Tutankhamun and the fifth Lord Carnarvon share many parallels, not the least of which was Carnarvon’s sponsorship of the team that found the pharaoh’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings. Brian Fagan’s narrative expertly weaves these two lives together, showing similarities and differences between these two powerful men. -Both figures are placed in their historical context, showing the political and social machinations of 18th Dynasty Egypt and 20th century archaeological exploration in Egypt.-Grounded in historical and archaeological research, the two figures are made to come alive as real people.-An Afterword by the author shows archaeologists how to tell research stories that are accessible to a wider audience.

Amarna Sunrise

Author : Aidan Dodson
ISBN : 9789774166334
Genre : History
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Aims to set the reign of Akhenaten in its full historical context, by providing a narrative account of the history of Egypt from the end of the reign of Amenhotep II to the high point of the reign of Akhenaten, highlighting the threads that led to the establishment of the latter's monotheistic cult of the Aten. While written as a stand-alone work, it will also act as a 'prequel' to the same author's Amarna Sunset, published by AUC Press in 2009.

Unter Dem Siegel Der Nekropole 2

Author : Michel Michel
ISBN : 9783737514378
Genre : Architecture
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Michel MICHEL A New Hypothesis to Build All Smooth Egyptian Pyramids of the Old Kingdom French researcher Michel Michel presents a theory on the building process of the Pyramids from the Old Kingdom, illustrated with several graphics and reference photographs. Otto Ernst Von Satamun zu Nofretete Dr. Otto Ernst diskutiert die Frage, ob Satamun, die älteste Tochter von Amenhotep III. mit der berühmten Königin Nofretete gleichzusetzen ist. Für diese These gibt es überzeugende genealogische Argumente. Michael E. Habicht Die Vorgängerin des Tutanchamun Die Arbeit präsentiert Fakten zur Identität von Tutanchamuns direkter Vorgängerin Königin Anch-Chepru-Ra. Trat Königin Nofretete die Nachfolge von Echnaton an? Wer kann sich hinter der geheimnisvollen Gestalt namens Semenchkare verstecken?

The Woman Who Would Be King

Author : Kara Cooney
ISBN : 9780307956781
Genre : History
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An engrossing biography of the longest-reigning female pharaoh in Ancient Egypt and the story of her audacious rise to power. Hatshepsut—the daughter of a general who usurped Egypt's throne—was expected to bear the sons who would legitimize the reign of her father’s family. Her failure to produce a male heir, however, paved the way for her improbable rule as a cross-dressing king. At just over twenty, Hatshepsut out-maneuvered the mother of Thutmose III, the infant king, for a seat on the throne, and ascended to the rank of pharaoh. Shrewdly operating the levers of power to emerge as Egypt's second female pharaoh, Hatshepsut was a master strategist, cloaking her political power plays in the veil of piety and sexual reinvention. She successfully negotiated a path from the royal nursery to the very pinnacle of authority, and her reign saw one of Ancient Egypt’s most prolific building periods. Constructing a rich narrative history using the artifacts that remain, noted Egyptologist Kara Cooney offers a remarkable interpretation of how Hatshepsut rapidly but methodically consolidated power—and why she fell from public favor just as quickly. The Woman Who Would Be King traces the unconventional life of an almost-forgotten pharaoh and explores our complicated reactions to women in power.

Afterglow Of Empire

Author : Aidan Dodson
ISBN : 9789774165313
Genre : History
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During the half-millennium from the eleventh through the sixth centuries BC, the power and the glory of the imperial pharaohs of the New Kingdom crumbled in the face of internal crises and external pressures, ultimately reversed by invaders from Nubia and consolidated by natives of the Nile Delta following a series of Assyrian invasions. Much of this era remains obscure, with little consensus among Egyptologists. Against this background, Aidan Dodson reconsiders the evidence and proposes a number of new solutions to the problems of the period. He also considers the art, architecture, and archaeology of the period, including the royal tombs of Tanis, one of which yielded the intact burials of no fewer than five pharaohs. The book is extensively illustrated with images of this material, much of which is little known to non-specialists of the period. By the author of the bestselling Amarna Sunset and Poisoned Legacy.

Valley Of The Kings Since Howard Carter

Author : Mamdūḥ ad- Damāṭī
ISBN : 977642015X
Genre : Antiquities
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Reports

Author : Pennsylvania. Commonwealth Court
ISBN : PSU:000068068158
Genre : Courts
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Monarchs Of The Nile

Author : Aidan Dodson
ISBN : 9774167163
Genre : History
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This book presents a concise account of the lives and times of some of the more significant occupants of the Egyptian throne, from the unification of the country around 3000 BC down to the extinction of native rule just under three millennia later. Some, such as Thutmose III, had a major impact on their time, and were remembered by their own people until the very civilization collapsed. Others, such as Tutankhamun, were soon forgotten by the Egyptians themselves, only to burst into popular culture thousands of years after their deaths, as a result of the labors of modern archaeologists. Still more remain unknown outside the small circle of professional archaeologists, but led lives that call out for wider dissemination. This book sets out to provide a mix of all three categories, in an attempt to present a balanced view of Egyptian kings and their range of achievements. First published in 1995, Monarchs of the Nile has now been extensively revised and rewritten to take into account two further decades of research and excavation.

The Scorching Sun Of Egypt Sunset

Author : Jonathan A. Kruisselbrink
ISBN : 152323508X
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The Scorching Sun of Egypt: Sunset is the last part of the trilogy about the Amarna period. Akhenaten just died and leaves behind a divided country. Some want to continue what Akhenaten had started while others want Egypt to return to the old ways. But while Egypt is in turmoil the threat of the Hittites continues to grow on its borders. The Scorching Sun of Egypt: Sunset is written from the perspective of six characters who either try to serve their country, enrich themselves or simply to survive: Ipi, a former priest of Amun Meryra, the High Priest of the Aten Horemheb, the commander of the Egyptian army Penthu, a former priest of Amun and Akhenaten's Royal Physician Paneb, a tomb robber Ankhesenamun, Pharaoh Tutankhamun's wife

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