Download PDF by James Henry Breasted: Ancient Records of Egypt: The Eighteenth dynasty

By James Henry Breasted

ISBN-10: 0252069749

ISBN-13: 9780252069741

This quantity extends Breasted's notable documentary background during the reign of King Tutankhamun. by way of supplying the 1st definitive transcription and the 1st English model of hundreds and hundreds of ancient documents inscribed on papyrus or leather-based or carved in stone, Breasted gave extraordinary entry to information of royal succession, army conquest, spiritual upheaval, administrative complexity, and different features of historical Egyptian civilization. initially released within the first decade of the 20th century, his huge paintings looks 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 spiritual revolution lower than King Akhenaten that concerned forsaking Thebes as a spiritual capital and royal place of abode and founding a brand new urban dedicated to the carrier of the hot sunlight god, Aten. Breasted provides files of the biography and coronation of Queen Hatshepsut, together with reliefs that depict the queen's excursion to the land of Punt. additionally during this quantity are the annals of Thutmose III, offering the main entire account of the army achievements of any Egyptian king; scenes representing the supernatural start and coronation through the gods of his son, Amenhotep II; and, inscriptions from the tomb of Rekhmire, leading minister or vizier lower than Thutmose III, that come with an inventory 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 basic files, a lot of that have deteriorated to illegibility seeing that its unique e-book, "Ancient files of Egypt" illuminates either the remarkable complexity of Egyptian society and the just about insuperable problems of reconstructing a misplaced civilization.

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H 311 KARXAK STELA I3 The stone was dragged with oxena which his m[ajesty] captured [in his] victories [amonglb the Fenkhu (Fnbw). , rvigilantlc one 28. t). KARNAK STELAd 29. Among Ahmose's pious works for the temples was the restoration of the furniture, utensils, and the like, belonging to the ritual of the Karnak temple of Amon. He recorded this work upon a splendid stela, containing thirtytwo lines of inscription, of which only the last six are devoted to the record of his benefactions, while the other twenty-six contain only conventional eulogy of himself.

8 EIGHTEENTH DYNASTY: AHMOSE I 15 13 Siege of Shuruhen 13. ISOne besieged Sharuhena (S>-r>-h>-n') for 6 years,b (and) his majesty took it. Then I took captive there two women and one hand. 'bone gave me the gold of bravery, 'besides1 giving me the captives for slaves. Campaign against Nub& 14. Now, after his majesty had slain the Asiatics (Mntyw SB), 17he ascended the river to Khenthennofer (gnt-hn-nfr), to destroy the Nubian Troglod~tes;~ his majesty made a great slaughter among them. then I took captive there, two living men, and three hands.

Now, Nehi was still in office in Thutmose 111's fifty-second year, and if he began his official career under Ahmose, he would have been over 117 years oldb at that time! The identity with Nehi, which was at best an assumption, is therefore impossible. Another identification is, however, certain. This unknown was appointed viceroy of Kush by Thutmose I , at whose accession he was in his prime. He is therefore the same as the viceroy, Thure, whom we find at Elephantine in Thutmose 1's first year ($55), being the earliest viceroy of Kush whom we know.

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