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Ancient Egyptian Literature – The Battle of Kadesh

Ancient Egyptian Literature – The Battle of Kadesh

In this episode of Ancient Egyptian Literature, we are delving into the Battle of Kadesh, a monumental military action between Rameses the Great and the Hittites. Two versions of this story appear in ancient Egypt. The first, the official report, also called the bulletin, with 

Par Madja’at House of Books Episode 5

Par Madja’at House of Books Episode 5

book summary and review of the priests of ancient Egypt by serge Sauneron.  Magazines and periodicals have the February 2008 issue of national geographic with the black pharaohs, conquerors of ancient Egypt by Robert draper, research on the web has baking ancient Egyptian bread, geography 

Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt – Predynastic Pharaohs

Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt – Predynastic Pharaohs

Join me as we explore the Naswtw – Papyrus sedge rulers of Upper Egypt, and Bityaw – or bee rulers of Lower Egypt, approximately 8000 years ago, and learn of the Egypt of the Predynastic Pharaohs.

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Books

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Documents

Breyer, F. A. (2002). Die schriftzeugnisse des pradynastischen konigsgrabes U-J in umm el-qaab: Versuch einer Neuinterpretation. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 88, 53. https://wp.me/p9bjGZ-jw

Fischer, H. G. (1963). Varia Aegyptiaca. Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt, 2, 15. https://wp.me/p9bjGZ-jz

O’Brien, A. A. (1996). The Serekh as an aspect of the iconography of early kingship. Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt, 33, 123. https://wp.me/p9bjGZ-jC

Hassan, F. A. (1988). The Predynastic of Egypt. Journal of World Prehistory, 2(2), 135–185. https://wp.me/p9bjGZ-jG

Leplongeon, A. (2017). Technological variability in the Late Palaeolithic lithic industries of the Egyptian Nile Valley: The case of the Silsilian and Afian industries [Online image]. PLOS ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188824

Kalyanaraman, S. (2013). Hieroglyphs on bone, ivory tags of Abydos probably describe goods and localities. Possible link to Indus Script cipher? Academia.edu. https://www.academia.edu/34518277/Hieroglyphs_on_bone_ivory_tags_of_Abydos_probably_describe_goods_and_localities_Possible_link_to_Indus_Script_cipher.

Peden, A. J., Darnell, J. C., & Darnell, D. (2004). Theban Desert Road Survey in the Egyptian Western Desert, vol. 1: Gebel Tjauti Rock Inscriptions 1-45 and Wadi el-Ḥol Rock Inscriptions 1-45. Journal of the American Oriental Society, 124(1), 139. https://doi.org/10.2307/4132174

Schäfer, H. (1902). Abhandlungen der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften aus dem Jahre 1902. Verlag Der Königlichen Akademie Der Wissenschaften. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/92790#page/8/mode/1up

Tassie, G., van Wetering, J., Hassan, F., & Calcoen, B. (2005, January). Corpus of Potmarks From The Protodynastic To Early Dynastic Cemetery At Kafr Hassan Dawood, Wadi Tumilat, East Delta, Egypt. Corpus of Potmarks From the Protodynastic To Early Dynastic Cemetery At Kafr Hassan Dawood, Wadi Tumilat, East Delta, Egypt. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/237503428_CORPUS_OF_POTMARKS_FROM_THE_PROTODYNASTIC_TO_EARLY_DYNASTIC_CEMETERY_AT_KAFR_HASSAN_DAWOOD_WADI_TUMILAT_EAST_DELTA_EGYPT.

Van den Brink, E. C. M. (2001). The Pottery-Incised Serekh-Signs of Dynasties 0-1 Part 11: Fragments and Additional Complete Vessels . Archeo-NiI, (11). https://archeonil.com/images/revue%202000%202003/AN2001-03-van%20den%20Brink.pdf

Vermeersch, P., Gijselings, G., & Paulissen, E. (1984). Discovery of the Nazlet Khater man, Upper Egypt. Journal of Human Evolution, 13(3), 281–286. https://wp.me/p9bjGZ-jJ

Wilkinson, T. A. H. (1995). A New King in the Western Desert. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 81, 205. https://www.reconstructingancientegypt.org/houseofbooks/documents/a-new-king-in-the-western-desert-by-toby-a-h-wilkinson/

Williams, B. (1988). Narmer and the Coptos Colossi. Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt, 25, 35-59. https://wp.me/p9bjGZ-jR

Articles

El-Aref, N. (2015, January 18). 35,000-year-old skeleton to return to Egypt. http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/120634/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/,yearold-skeleton-to-return-to-Egypt.aspx.

Kinnaer, J. (2014). Scorpion Macehead. Scorpion Macehead | The Ancient Egypt Site. http://www.ancient-egypt.org/history/early-dynastic-period/1st-dynasty/horus-narmer/narmer-artefacts/scorpion-macehead.html.

Kinnaer, J. (2014). Umm el-Qa’ab. Umm el-Qa’ab | The Ancient Egypt Site. http://www.ancient-egypt.org/monuments/abydos-sacred-centre-of/umm-el-qaab/index.html.

Briar, B. (2019, November 18). Prehistoric Egypt: Deciphering Egypt’s Timeline. The Great Courses Daily. https://www.thegreatcoursesdaily.com/prehistoric-egypt-deciphering-egypts-timeline/

Marc, É. (2021). Dagger from Gebel el-Arak. Work Dagger from Gebel el-Arak | Louvre Museum | Paris. https://www.louvre.fr/en/oeuvre-notices/dagger-gebel-el-arak.

Raffaele, F. (2002). The Dynasty 0. Dynasty 0 – Dynasty Zero. http://www.francescoraffaele.com/egypt/hesyra/dynasty0.htm.

Raffaele, F. (2002). Dynasty 00. “Dynasty 00”. http://www.francescoraffaele.com/egypt/hesyr Raffaele, F. (2002). Dynasty 00. “Dynasty 00”. http://www.francescoraffaele.com/egypt/hesyra/dynasty00.htm.

Starr, M. (2018). An Ancient Egyptian Village Just Found in The Nile Delta Predate by 2,500 Years. ScienceAlert. https://www.sciencealert.com/ancient-egypt-tell-el-samara-neolithic-village-5-000-bce-predate-pharaohs

University College, London. (2000). King Crocodile. https://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums-static/digitalegypt/chronology/kingcrocodile.html.

University College, London. (2000). Tarkhan tomb 1549 UC 16947. https://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums-static/digitalegypt/tarkhan/tarkhantomb1549/tarkhantomb1549uc16947.html

University College, London. (2000). Tarkhan Tomb 315 jar UC 16071. Tarkhan tomb 315, jar UC 16071. https://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums-static/digitalegypt/tarkhan/tarkhantomb315/tarkhantomb315uc16071.html

University College, London. (2000). Tarkhan tomb 414, seal impressions. https://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums-static/digitalegypt/tarkhan/tarkhantomb414/tarkhantomb414seals.html#crocodile.

Gods of Ancient Egypt: Sakhamat – Sekhmet

Gods of Ancient Egypt: Sakhamat – Sekhmet

Sakhamat is the seemingly dichotomous natjarat deity of both war, destruction and death, as well as healing and physicians. Please join us as we delve into the mysteries of this goddess of power https://media.blubrry.com/kamatradio/p/pdcn.co/e/kamatradio.com/radio/gods/sakhamat.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Email | RSS

Par Madja’t – House of Books – Episode 4

Par Madja’t – House of Books – Episode 4

Episode 4 – book summary and review of of Food Fit for Pharaohs: An Ancient Egyptian Cookbook. The may/June 2020 issue of Archaeology has the discovery of a leopard painting, a genome study of ibis mummies, ceremonial and magic weapons, and site preservation of Deir 

Ancient Egyptian Literature – The Tale of the Eloquent Peasant

Ancient Egyptian Literature – The Tale of the Eloquent Peasant

The tale of the Eloquent peasant is a story from the Middle Kingdom of ancient Egypt but set in the era about a hundred years before, in what is called today as the First Intermediate Period. It is a tale of truth, justice, balance, and righteousness, what the ancient Egyptians called Ma’at. There are many culturally significant facets to this story which will be explained in detail as usual after the conclusion of the story.

Par Madja’t – House of Books Episode 3

Par Madja’t – House of Books Episode 3

Book Summary and Review: Ancient Egyptian Medicine by John F. Nunn. Research on the web: American Research Center in Egypt ARCE’s E-Newsletter, ASOR The American Schools of Oriental Research, A 20-sided die of Ptolemaic origin, the Theban Mapping Project TMP. Electronic Documents: The Bremner-Rhind Papyrus—II 

Beginning of Time ~ End of Eternity – Calendar of Ancient Egypt: Harw Harayw Ranapat – Days Above the Year

Beginning of Time ~ End of Eternity – Calendar of Ancient Egypt: Harw Harayw Ranapat – Days Above the Year

A discussion of the ancient Egyptian calendar entries for the Days above the year, the five days that were added by Thoth, god of wisdom to provide time above the year for the birth of the five children of the sky goddess Nwat – Nut, 

Par Madja’t – House of Books – Episode 2

Par Madja’t – House of Books – Episode 2

Book Review: Ancient Egyptian Literature vol. II: The New Kingdom. Research on the Web: AERA – Ancient Egypt Research Associates, Inc. Electronic Document: An Ancient Egyptian Hunting Ritual by Eberhard Otto. The Par Madja’t of Kamat is located at https://reconstructingancientegypt.org/houseofbooks/

Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt: Reckoning of the Mounds of the Primeval Time

Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt: Reckoning of the Mounds of the Primeval Time

A dramatic telling of the creation myth of the Temple of Horus of Edfu https://media.blubrry.com/kamatradio/p/pdcn.co/e/kamatradio.com/radio/myths/reckoning-of-the-mounds-of-the-primeval-time.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Email | RSS