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The Fall of the House of Rameses

Aidan Dodson

in Afterglow of Empire

Published by American University in Cairo Press

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9789774165313
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781617971280 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5743/cairo/9789774165313.003.0002
The Fall of the House of Rameses

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The reign of Rameses IX; a signi?cant amount of work carried out at Karnak; The correct reconstruction of the last years of the Twentieth Dynasty; Details of royal tomb robberies in the Theban necropolis; Hypothesis that, on the demise of Rameses X, Rameses XI, who had been reigning in northern Egypt since the third year of Rameses IX, assumed authority over the whole of Egypt; Evidence for the succession of the royal line; Libyan consort of Herihor

Keywords: Rameses IX; Tomb robbery; Tentamun; Herihor; Piankh; Panedjem; Nedjmet; Khonsu Temple

Chapter.  11060 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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