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  Topic: First Intermediate Period
Montuhotep88

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:28 pm   Subject: First Intermediate Period
The hypothesized break after the fourth king (Senen…?) does not seem to have occurred yet by the time of the Turin list’s composition.

I think I may have to retract that statement. In my attempt a ...
  Topic: What happened to Amarna?
Montuhotep88

Replies: 4
Views: 74

PostForum: Evidence from Amarna   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:08 pm   Subject: What happened to Amarna?
I have that one on order, but it's been delayed... apparently on back-order.
  Topic: What happened to Amarna?
Montuhotep88

Replies: 4
Views: 74

PostForum: Evidence from Amarna   Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:09 pm   Subject: What happened to Amarna?
It really wasn't so much destroyed as abandoned... and as the years went by, mudbrick decayed and stone was taken for other purposes (such as building at Hermopolis, and, much later, limestone was bur ...
  Topic: Ancient Egyptian Scribes: A Cultural Exploration
Montuhotep88

Replies: 0
Views: 17

PostForum: Books   Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:42 pm   Subject: Ancient Egyptian Scribes: A Cultural Exploration
New from Bloomsbury Egyptology:

Ancient Egyptian Scribes: A Cultural Exploration, by Niv Allon and Hana Navratilova

Though I'm only a third of the way into the book, I am thoroughly enjoying it. ...
  Topic: The Book of Am Duat - The Title of the Work
Montuhotep88

Replies: 18
Views: 180

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:19 pm   Subject: The Book of Am Duat - The Title of the Work
Uh-oh, you mentioned Budge!

Here's a relevant book I purchased recently... but haven't had time yet to dive into, so I can't really speak intelligently about it yet:

The Egyptian Amduat: The Boo ...
  Topic: Hello
Montuhotep88

Replies: 2
Views: 72

PostForum: Say Hello   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:40 pm   Subject: Hello
Hey there!

I started a GlyphDoctors course as well, though for some reason I can't recall I never completed it. Idea

Enjoyed it while it lasted, though!

Welcome... this forum isn't as b ...
  Topic: Thera / Santorini
Montuhotep88

Replies: 0
Views: 40

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:37 pm   Subject: Thera / Santorini
Idea

Wondering...

There is still a great deal of controversy over the dating of the Thera/Santorini eruption, with historical sources and dendrochronology/C14 readings giving apparently contr ...
  Topic: Different Names in Ancient Egypt
Montuhotep88

Replies: 8
Views: 175

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:22 pm   Subject: Different Names in Ancient Egypt
Eh, came out fairly well. The first entry should of course read "Elephantine" rather than "ephantine," but you get the idea.
  Topic: Different Names in Ancient Egypt
Montuhotep88

Replies: 8
Views: 175

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:07 pm   Subject: Different Names in Ancient Egypt
Disclaimer: I am an enthusiast, not a professional; the following is cobbled together from several sources and is not annotated. I have no doubt that I have made several errors, which I hope to corr ...
  Topic: Different Names in Ancient Egypt
Montuhotep88

Replies: 8
Views: 175

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:51 pm   Subject: Different Names in Ancient Egypt
I can go ahead and post what I have... I'm still working through Gardiner's Onomastica to see what I can glean from that, so it should be understood as a work in progress.

Although once famously de ...
  Topic: Is 'emir' cognate with 'jmj-r3'?
Montuhotep88

Replies: 2
Views: 88

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Sun Dec 23, 2018 6:02 pm   Subject: Is 'emir' cognate with 'jmj-r3'?
Starting Temples of Ancient Egypt (ed. Byron E. Shafer), I wondered, not for the first time, if jmj-r3 / 'overseer' is in any way related to the Arabic term 'emir'-- cognate, a borrowing, or simply a ...
  Topic: Different Names in Ancient Egypt
Montuhotep88

Replies: 8
Views: 175

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:02 pm   Subject: Different Names in Ancient Egypt
I've been working on a table that gives all the currently-known names and equivalencies for various locations and sites in Egypt, since I couldn't find one source that did it consistently (though Bill ...
  Topic: Tutankhamun A Warrior King?
Montuhotep88

Replies: 9
Views: 1335

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:38 pm   Subject: Tutankhamun A Warrior King?
As already said several times, these traces of use alone certainly not. But it forms a circumstantial evidence chain with look on the other mentioned indications / findings.

Stipulated. And we hav ...
  Topic: Tutankhamun A Warrior King?
Montuhotep88

Replies: 9
Views: 1335

PostForum: Pharaohs and Queens   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:19 am   Subject: Tutankhamun A Warrior King?
A cuirass was signs of wear doesn't seem to me to be very convincing evidence of its wear in a specific environment, such as battle-- it could just as easily have been in a controlled 'training' envir ...
  Topic: Onomastica
Montuhotep88

Replies: 2
Views: 149

PostForum: Books   Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:58 pm   Subject: Onomastica
Has the Onomasticon of Amenope (Amenemope?) been published anywhere outside Gardiner (1947)? That one seems rather difficult/expensive to locate.
 
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