Cattle Djekhy 533 <span class="smallCaps">bce</span>

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Djekhy & Son

Published by American University in Cairo Press

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9789774164774
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781617971259 | DOI:
Cattle Djekhy 533 bce

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Unless new related documents come to light, the reason P. Louvre E 7850 was deposited in the archive will remain a mystery. Many other questions also remain unanswered. If the god's father Djekhy, the addressee, was indeed the son of Iturech, what happened to his father? Why does the archive of Djekhy & Son end with this letter in 533 BCE? Is there any connection with the Persian invasion of 525 BCE? In 526 BCE the forty-four year reign of Amasis had ended.

Keywords: Djekhy & Son; priest; Iturech; Papyrus Louvre; Amasis; Thebes

Chapter.  690 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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