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Ramesside Inscriptions, Volume IV, Merenptah and the Late Nineteenth Dynasty: Translated and Annotated, Notes and Comments

ISBN: 978-0-631-18437-9
448 pages
December 2014, Wiley-Blackwell
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Based on the hieroglyphic texts of the Ramesside Period of Ancient Egypt (c.1300–1100 BC), this volume of commentaries complements K.A. Kitchen’s previously published Ramesside Inscriptions, Volume IV, Translated and Annotated Translations: Merenptah and the Late Nineteenth Dynasty.
  • A unique source of knowledge for understanding Ancient Egypt, which like its predecessors gives full access to a vast range of inscriptions
  • Brings together considerable information about the closing three decades of the Egyptian 19th dynasty, a period of considerable political upheaval
  • Delivers a detailed discussion of the private monuments and documents of the principal members of the administrative, military, and ecclesiastical administrations of the period
  • Presents translations of a rich harvest of official and private inscriptions, including hundreds of administrative ostraca, graffiti, and personal inscriptions from the workmen’s village of Deir el-Medina, its necropolis, and its immediate environs
  • Coverage includes a comprehensive treatment of the military campaigns conducted by Merenptah
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