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The last king of the XVIIIth dynasty was Heru-em-heb, the Horus of Manetho, who
seems to have been a native of Het-suten, the Alabastronpolis of the Greeks, or
Tell el-Amarna. He made an expedition into Nubia and the lands to the south of ...
S3 O Hebenu Kd-sa Het-bennu Pa-mat'et Suten-henen Scnaxent Tep-ahet
NOME. , DI 3- 4- 6. Aneb-hct' Ad Ament Sept-res Sepi-meht Ka-set ^r1 Men-nefert
Sechem Nut-ent-Hapi Teqa Sait Chasuut LIST OF NOMES NOME. < fT- St 7- w| 8
The first oval contains the pre- nomen, and the second the name ; these are quite
distinct from his titles, suten net, placed before the prenomen, means " King of the
North and South," and se Rd 11 means " Son of the Sun." Other common titles ...
Suten hemt Aah-hetep. Royal wife. Aah-mes-se-pa-ari. Dynasty XVIII., from
Thebes, b.c. 1700. M s (7W\ ¥ GE3SD Neb-peh-peh-Ra, son of the Sun, Aahmes.
(Am. i~is I.) Neter hemt Aah-mes-nefert-ari. Divine wife. Ser-ka-Ra, son of the Sun
Suten hemt 0i. (The Mesopotamian wife of Amenophis III.) Nefer-xeperu-Ra-ua-
en-Ra, son of the Sun, Amen-hetep neter ljeq Uast. (Amenophis IV.) t?r Xu-en-
Aten. Suten hemt urt Nefer-neferu-aten Neferti-ift Royal wife, great lady.
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'The Mummy' is an amazing book because it's so much more than a description of how, why and when Ancient Egyptians preserved their dead. Look just through the contents and you'll be amazed at the range of material - as if Wallis Budge had emptied a sackful of knowledge for the learner to pick through. Because that's it's best use, a source book on Ancient Egypt - as long as you remember it's dated and some ideas rejected.
The first few pages introduce and include a list of the nomes (districts) in hieroglyphics and transcriptions. The pages on Egyptian chronology, as well as reviewing problems oof disagreement ammong both sources and scholars includes a useful list of rulers - although the real jewel here, following a good basic history, is a list of 2 of the 5 names available of Pharaohs (hieroglyphics & transcriptions); this is a must for any visitor to inscriptions in museums or Egypt itself. A clear history of the decipherment of hieroglyphics is followed by a useful list of hieroglyphs, useful that is for those looking at REAL inscriptions.Then the book gets into mummies IN DETAIL but beware as, for example when dealing with ushabti, Budge will throw at you a whole paragraph of (untranslated) hieroglyphics - after all, you did read everything before that, didn't you? Then anything and everything is on offer - stelae, coffins, draught-boards,the gods, graves, numbers ..... As I said above it is a book to dpp into and not to read from cover to cover. And that's why I give it 4 stars
PS It's by far the most USEFUL of my books on Ancient Egypt
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The Mummy: Chapters on Egyptian Funereal Archaeology
Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge
Limited preview - 1964