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  Topic: royal women from dynasties 1-3
ImhotepsAprentice

Replies: 10
Views: 8249

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:38 am   Subject: royal women from dynasties 1-3
What were the meanings behind the titles "great of scepter" and "the one who sees Horus" with respect to Queens?

By that I mean are there any duties attributed to these titles? ...
  Topic: Ancient Menarche
ImhotepsAprentice

Replies: 5
Views: 3997

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Mon May 16, 2011 10:55 pm   Subject: Ancient Menarche
Thank you very much for all your help, but I'm curious as to whether there are any other cultures customs that would be comparable to AE that are more well known?
  Topic: Ancient Menarche
ImhotepsAprentice

Replies: 5
Views: 3997

PostForum: Mythology and Religion   Posted: Mon May 16, 2011 1:48 am   Subject: Ancient Menarche
Does anyone know of the ancient customs of a girls first period (menarche) in AE, with specific interest royalty in the Old Kingdom?

Any info or links to other sites would be much appreciated!
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  Topic: Ancient Government
ImhotepsAprentice

Replies: 4
Views: 2816

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Mon May 16, 2011 12:30 am   Subject: Ancient Government
Thanks very much Lutz!

Are there any online resources that might deal with the topic?
  Topic: Hello Forum!
ImhotepsAprentice

Replies: 6
Views: 3870

PostForum: Say Hello   Posted: Sat May 14, 2011 7:32 am   Subject: Hello Forum!
I'm actually not so new to this forum, but so far it has been very helpful to me so I felt it was my duty to formally introduce myself.
I am an avid Kemet enthusiast and am currently researching f ...
  Topic: Ancient Government
ImhotepsAprentice

Replies: 4
Views: 2816

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sat May 14, 2011 7:18 am   Subject: Ancient Government
Other than the Pharaoh and Vizer I know very little of the dynamics and composition of ancient government, with specific interest in Dynasty III under the reign of Netjerikhet. I was just wondering if ...
  Topic: Royal Titles of the Old Kingdom
ImhotepsAprentice

Replies: 1
Views: 1754

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sat May 14, 2011 7:04 am   Subject: Royal Titles of the Old Kingdom
Since the title "Pharaoh" did not appear until the New Kingdom, would the titles "King" and "Queen" have been used during the Old Kingdom? And if not what are some names ...
  Topic: Ancient Egyptian Hair
ImhotepsAprentice

Replies: 7
Views: 5398

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Sun May 01, 2011 1:40 am   Subject: Ancient Egyptian Hair
Now I know that the wealthy wore fine wigs on special occassions, but what about the rest of the time? Did men and women keep their hair shorn to protect from the heat and make wearing the wigs more m ...
  Topic: Temple of Khnum on Edfu
ImhotepsAprentice

Replies: 3
Views: 2744

PostForum: Pyramids, Tombs, & Monuments   Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 5:01 am   Subject: Temple of Khnum on Edfu
In the reign of Djoser the country underwent a 7 year famine, which ended when Imhotep suggested to re-build the temple to Khnum, the God of the Nile, on Edfu Island.

Who built the original temple ...
  Topic: Old Kingdom Map
ImhotepsAprentice

Replies: 2
Views: 4217

PostForum: Homework Help   Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 12:28 am   Subject: Old Kingdom Map
I am attempting to make an historically accurate map of Dynasty III Egypt, including all major cities and towns with actual era names of the places and the Dynasty III names of Egypts neighbors. I am ...
  Topic: Succession from Dynasty II to Dynasty III
ImhotepsAprentice

Replies: 4
Views: 3063

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 12:15 am   Subject: Succession from Dynasty II to Dynasty III
It is fairly certain that Khasekhemwy was the last Pharaoh of Dynasty II, but there has been much controversy over whether he was succeeded by Nebkha (Sanakhet) or Djoser (Netjerikhet). Though Nebkha ...
  Topic: Old Kingdom Trade with Asia?
ImhotepsAprentice

Replies: 7
Views: 3136

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 12:04 am   Subject: Old Kingdom Trade with Asia?
[/quote]I am not sure about the animal decorations however. Any particular 3rd dynasty decorations that you have in mind?

The animal i was curious about was the Asian Black Bear, indigenous of Asia ...
  Topic: Thoughts on Imhotep's Tomb
ImhotepsAprentice

Replies: 2
Views: 2839

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:07 am   Subject: Thoughts on Imhotep's Tomb
There are many theories as to where Imhotep's tomb may be. Walter Emery believed it is within a few hundred yards of the Step Pyramid he designed, supported by accounts from Napoleon's scientists that ...
  Topic: Pharaoh Djoser's family
ImhotepsAprentice

Replies: 2
Views: 2513

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:54 am   Subject: Pharaoh Djoser's family
The substructure of Djoser's Step Pyramid has many halls and galleries to house his belongings for the afterlife. Were many artifacts found describing his family members (wife Hetephernebti or daughte ...
  Topic: Old Kingdom Sinai
ImhotepsAprentice

Replies: 1
Views: 1176

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:14 am   Subject: Old Kingdom Sinai
What did the topography of the ancient Sinai look like in Old Kingdom Egypt when the Pharaohs first began to explore the minerals it held?
Also, what would the Old Kingdom people of Egypt have ...
 
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