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  Topic: Ay and Nefertiti
Jim Stinehart

Replies: 57
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PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2016 1:12 am   Subject: Ay and Nefertiti
Lutz:

A. Let me first comment on the two pages you reproduced from T. Davies, “The Tomb of Iouiya and Touiyou”, from the “Notice on Iouiya and Touiyou” by Gaston Maspero, Duckworth Egyptology, pp. ...
  Topic: Ay and Nefertiti
Jim Stinehart

Replies: 57
Views: 23267

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 1:09 pm   Subject: Ay and Nefertiti
Lutz:

Egypt had the best archers in the world in the New Kingdom, but Egypt’s charioteering skills were mediocre. Indeed, Egypt used its light chariots primarily simply as a means of getting its v ...
  Topic: Ay and Nefertiti
Jim Stinehart

Replies: 57
Views: 23267

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 12:54 pm   Subject: Ay and Nefertiti
Lutz:

You wrote: “As I said, your novelistic narrative does unfortunately not fit in important points to archaeological reality. Specifically and in particular to the archaeological prooved high t ...
  Topic: Ay and Nefertiti
Jim Stinehart

Replies: 57
Views: 23267

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 11:08 pm   Subject: Ay and Nefertiti
What was the real reason why Tiye, a commoner who may have been about age 12 at the time, was selected to be the next queen of Egypt at the time that a young Amenhotep III was being selected as Egypt’ ...
  Topic: Ay and Nefertiti
Jim Stinehart

Replies: 57
Views: 23267

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 11:12 pm   Subject: Ay and Nefertiti
Many people on this forum question whether Yuya was a Hurrian from northern Syria, rather than being a native Egyptian. Rather than trying to answer in this one post all the many good questions that ...
  Topic: Ay and Nefertiti
Jim Stinehart

Replies: 57
Views: 23267

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 9:08 pm   Subject: Ay and Nefertiti
The following straightforward scenario is, to the best of my knowledge, consistent with all DNA testing and inscriptional evidence. Yes, some aspects of this theory of the case are based on “circumst ...
  Topic: Ay and Nefertiti
Jim Stinehart

Replies: 57
Views: 23267

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 2:57 pm   Subject: Ay and Nefertiti
Robson:

You wrote: “Besides Yuya and Tjuya had their DNA tested. Based on this none of them were considerably different from any native Egyptian. And amazingly, Yuya was "more Egyptian" ...
  Topic: Ay and Nefertiti
Jim Stinehart

Replies: 57
Views: 23267

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 1:36 pm   Subject: Ay and Nefertiti
Thanks to the good advice of Katherine Griffis-Greenberg, I obtained on inter-library loan the following key scholarly source on Ay: Otto John Schaden, “The God’s Father Ay”, Master of Arts degree di ...
  Topic: Ay and Nefertiti
Jim Stinehart

Replies: 57
Views: 23267

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2016 2:34 pm   Subject: Ay and Nefertiti
Thieuke wrote:

“... Aanen who as Tiye's brother is supposed to have had several children. It is perfectly possible for him to have married his first cousin (daughter of his mother's sister) and f ...
  Topic: Ay and Nefertiti
Jim Stinehart

Replies: 57
Views: 23267

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Fri Jun 17, 2016 1:10 pm   Subject: Ay and Nefertiti
Lutz:

1. You wrote: “[T]he name ‘Tushratta’ is non-Hurrian.”

That’s true. “Tushratta” is a Sanskrit-based name. The Hurrian kings of the Hurrian great power state of Mitanni often had Sanskr ...
  Topic: Ay and Nefertiti
Jim Stinehart

Replies: 57
Views: 23267

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 7:09 pm   Subject: Ay and Nefertiti
Lutz:

1. You wrote: “Mitanni and the Hurrian Empire were at the time of Amenhotep III two different independent states. Mitanni was a confederate state of Egypt and belonged to the Egyptian influ ...
  Topic: Ay and Nefertiti
Jim Stinehart

Replies: 57
Views: 23267

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 2:07 am   Subject: Ay and Nefertiti
Lutz:

Why do you deny the palpable Hurrian influence at Amarna and in the reign of Amenhotep III? Please consider the following objective facts:

1. Relatively early in his reign, Amenhotep III ...
  Topic: Ay and Nefertiti
Jim Stinehart

Replies: 57
Views: 23267

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 11:53 pm   Subject: Ay and Nefertiti
Speaking of Yuya, we should ask whether Yuya was a Hurrian.

Akhenaten’s maternal grandfather Yuya is often thought to be a Hurrian from northern Syria:

“Yuya held the military offices of Master ...
  Topic: Ay and Nefertiti
Jim Stinehart

Replies: 57
Views: 23267

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Sat Jun 11, 2016 2:08 pm   Subject: Ay and Nefertiti
Katherine Griffis-Greenberg:

I fully agree that Nefertiti’s de facto “sister”, Mutbenret, is not the same person as Queen Muthodjmet, who married Horemhab. (We seem to be agreeing on a lot of thin ...
  Topic: Ay and Nefertiti
Jim Stinehart

Replies: 57
Views: 23267

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2016 8:32 pm   Subject: Ay and Nefertiti
evarelap:

You wrote: “Please explain what you mean by ‘great prominence’ of Mutnodjemet at Ay's tomb in Amarna. …There is a lot of Nefertiti and Akhenaten at Ay's tomb, but not so much Mutnodjemet ...
 
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