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Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt was an ancient civilization of Northeastern Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River in what is now the modern country of Egypt. Egyptian civilization coalesced around 3150 BC with the political unification of Upper and Lower Egypt under the first pharaoh...

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A. J. Arkell
A. J. Arkell
Anthony John Arkell , known as A. J. Arkell, was a British archaeologist and colonial administrator noted for his work in the Sudan and Egypt.-Biography:...

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Aa (architect)
Aa (architect)
Aa, possibly AaAa, was an ancient Egyptian architect and construction supervisor. His title was "Overseer of construction workers" or "Great Overseer of construction workers". He lived in the time of the Middle Kingdom of Egypt .Aa is one of several names on a funerary stele from the northern...

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Aah (god) –
Aahhotep I –
Aahotepre
Aahotepre
Ammu Ahotepre was a minor Hyksos pharaoh of Dynasty XIV of ancient Egypt.-Identification:Ryholt identified 'Ammu Ahotepre in his reconstruction of the Turin canon....

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Aani
Aani
In Ancient Egyptian religion, Aani is the dog-headed ape sacred to the Egyptian god Thoth. "One of the Egyptian names of the Cynocephalus Baboon, which was sacred to the god Thoth."...

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Aaron
Aaron
In the Hebrew Bible and the Qur'an, Aaron : Ααρών ), who is often called "'Aaron the Priest"' and once Aaron the Levite , was the older brother of Moses, and a prophet of God. He represented the priestly functions of his tribe, becoming the first High Priest of the Israelites...

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Aaru
Aaru
In ancient Egyptian mythology, the fields of Aaru or the Egyptian reed fields, are the heavenly paradise, where Osiris ruled after he became part of the Egyptian pantheon and displaced Anubis in the Ogdoad tradition...

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Ab (Egyptian heart-soul concept) –
Abaton (disambiguation) –
Abatos
Abatos
Abatos, also Abaton, was a rocky island in the Nile, Egypt near Philae, where the Egyptian priests alone were permitted to enter. Abatos was mentioned by both Seneca and Lucan.The name was later used by astronomers for a plateau on the moon Triton....

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Abbott Papyrus
Abbott Papyrus
The Abbott Papyrus serves as an important political document concerning the tomb robberies of the twentieth dynasty of the New Kingdom in Ancient Egypt. It also gives insight into the scandal between the two rivals Pewero and Paser of Thebes....

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Abd Allah Ibn Sa'd Ibn Abi Sarh –
Abdi-Ashirta
Abdi-Ashirta
Abdi-Ashirta was the ruler of Amurru, a new kingdom in southern Syria subject to nominal Egyptian control, that was in conflict with King Rib-Hadda of Byblos....

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Abdi-Heba
Abdi-Heba
Abdi-Heba was a local chieftain of Jerusalem during the Amarna period . Abdi-Heba's name can be translated as "servant of Hebat", a Hurrian goddess. Some scholars believe the correct reading is Ebed-Nob...

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Abdi-Riša
Abdi-Riša
Abdi-Riša was a ruler-'mayor' of Enišasi, during the period of the Amarna letters correspondence . Another mayor of Enišasi, Šatiya, is found in the Amarna letters corpus. The name "Abdi-Riša" means "servant-Riša"....

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Abi-Milku
Abi-Milku
Abi-Milku was the only mayor/ruler of Tyre, Lebanon , during the period of the Amarna letters correspondence .He is the author of ten letters , EA 146-155 ....

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Abraham of Makuria
Abraham of Makuria
Abraham was ruler of the Nubian kingdom of Makuria.According to Severus of El Ashmunein, upon the death of king Simon, Zacharias the son of king Merkurios then appointed Abraham, "a valiant youth attached to the palace" to succeed Simon.1 However, Abraham proved to be an unsatisfactory ruler, and...

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Abtu
Abtu
Abtu is the name of a sacred fish, according to Egyptian mythology, and of the city of Abydos, the place where Osiris and the early rulers of Egypt were buried....

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Abu Gorab
Abu Gorab
Abu Gurab is a sun temple built by the people of ancient Egypt. It was excavated by Egyptologists between 1898 and 1901 by Ludwig Borchardt on behalf of the Berlin Museum and is located near the city of Memphis...

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Abu Mena
Abu Mena
Abu Mena was a town, monastery complex and Christian pilgrimage center in Late Antique Egypt, about 45 km southwest of Alexandria. Its remains were designated a World Heritage Site in 1979...

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Abu Rawash
Abu Rawash
Abu Rawash , 8 km to the North of Giza , is the site of Egypt's most northerly pyramid, Also known as the lost pyramid — the mostly ruined Pyramid of Djedefre, the son and successor of Khufu...

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Abu Simbel temples –
Abusir
Abusir
Abusir is the name given to an Egyptian archaeological locality – specifically, an extensive necropolis of the Old Kingdom period, together with later additions – in the vicinity of the modern capital Cairo...

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Abusir Papyri
Abusir Papyri
The Abusir Papyri are the largest papyrus findings to date from the Old Kingdom in Ancient Egypt. The first papyri were discovered in 1893 at Abu Gorab near Abusir in northern Egypt. Their origins are dated to around the 24th century BC during the Fifth dynasty of Egypt, making them, even though...

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Abydos King List
Abydos King List
The Abydos King List, also called the Abydos Table is a list of the names of seventy-six kings and pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, found on the walls of the Temple of Seti I at Abydos, Egypt. It consists of three rows of thirty-eight cartouches on each row...

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Abydos, Egypt
Abydos, Egypt
Abydos is one of the most ancient cities of Upper Egypt, and also of the eight Upper Nome, of which it was the capital city. It is located about 11 kilometres west of the Nile at latitude 26° 10' N, near the modern Egyptian towns of el-'Araba el Madfuna and al-Balyana...

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Achaemenes (satrap)
Achaemenes (satrap)
Achaemenes was the satrap of Egypt from 484 BC until his death in 460 BC, and a member of the Achaemenid dynasty.According to Herodotus, he was a son of Persian king Darius I by his wife Atossa, and full brother of Xerxes I...

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Achaemenid coinage –
Achaemenid Empire
Achaemenid Empire
The Achaemenid Empire , sometimes known as First Persian Empire and/or Persian Empire, was founded in the 6th century BCE by Cyrus the Great who overthrew the Median confederation...

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Adda-danu
Adda-danu
Adda-danu was the 'mayor' of the city/city-state of Gazru- of the Amarna letters period, 1350-1335 BC. 'Adda' is the name of the Northwest Semitic god Hadad, and Adda-danu translates as: "Hadad Judge"...

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Addaya
Addaya
Addaya was an Egyptian commissioner during the period of the Amarna letters correspondence . The majority of the Amarna letters were written to the pharaoh of Egypt during a 15-20 year time period....

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Adder stone
Adder stone
Adder stone is a type of stone, usually glassy, with a naturally occurring hole through it. Such stones have been discovered by archaeologists in both Britain and Egypt....

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Adolf Erman
Adolf Erman
Johann Peter Adolf Erman was a renowned Egyptologist and lexicographer.-Life:Born in Berlin, he was the son of Georg Adolf Erman and grandson of Paul Erman....

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Adze
Adze
An adze is a tool used for smoothing or carving rough-cut wood in hand woodworking. Generally, the user stands astride a board or log and swings the adze downwards towards his feet, chipping off pieces of wood, moving backwards as they go and leaving a relatively smooth surface behind...

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Adze-on-block (hieroglyph)
Adze-on-block (hieroglyph)
The ancient Egyptian Adze on a Wood Block, or Axe in a Block of Wood hieroglyph, Gardiner sign listed no. U20, is a portrayal of the adze . It is used mostly in the cartouches of pharaonic names especially, or other important names....

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Aegyptus
Aegyptus
- Aegyptus, King of Egypt and Arabia :In Greek mythology, Aegyptus is a descendant of the heifer maiden, Io, and the river-god Nilus, and was a king in Egypt. Aegyptos was the son of Belus and Achiroe, a naiad daughter of Nile. Aegyptus fathered fifty sons, who were all but one murdered by the...

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Ahhotep I
Ahhotep I
Ahhotep I , was an Ancient Egyptian queen who lived circa 1560- 1530 BC, during the end of the Seventeenth dynasty of ancient Egypt, she was the daughter of Queen Tetisheri and Senakhtenre Tao I, and was likely the sister, as well as the wife, of pharaoh Seqenenre Tao...

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Ahhotep II
Ahhotep II
Ahhotep II was an Ancient Egyptian queen, and likely the Great Royal Wife of Pharaoh Kamose.-Different Ahhoteps:The naming / numbering by Egyptologists of the queens named Ahhotep has changed during the years....

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Ahmad Fakhri
Ahmad Fakhri
Ahmad Fakhry – 1973) was an Egyptian archaeologist who worked in the Western desert of Egypt , and also in the necropolis at Dahshur.-Bibliography:...

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Ahmed Moussa (Egyptologist)
Ahmed Moussa (Egyptologist)
Ahmed Mahmoud Moussa was an Egyptian Egyptologist. Born in Damietta on 15 August 1934, Moussa received his B.A. in Egyptology in 1959 from Cairo University, and his PhD from the Eötvös Loránd University at Budapest in 1995....

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Ahmes
Ahmes
Ahmes was an ancient Egyptian scribe who lived during the Second Intermediate Period and the beginning of the Eighteenth Dynasty . He wrote the Rhind Mathematical Papyrus, a work of Ancient Egyptian mathematics that dates to approximately 1650 BC; he is the earliest contributor to mathematics...

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Ahmose (18th dynasty)
Ahmose (18th dynasty)
Ahmose was an Ancient Egyptian prince and High Priest of Re during the eighteenth dynasty.-Life:Ahmose was probably a son of Pharaoh Amenhotep II. He was in office as High Priest of Re in Heliopolis during the reign of his brother Thutmose IV...

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Ahmose (princess)
Ahmose (princess)
Ahmose was a princess of the seventeenth dynasty of Egypt. She was the only known daughter of Tao II the Brave by his sister-wife Sitdjehuti. She was the half-sister of Pharaoh Ahmose I....

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Ahmose (queen) –
Ahmose called Si-Tayit
Ahmose called Si-Tayit
Ahmose called Si-Tayit was possibly the first Viceroy of Kush.It is possible that the position was held by a son of Pharaoh Ahmose I before Ahmose called Si-Tayit was appointed Viceroy, but there is no conclusive evidence for such a Viceroy....

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Ahmose called Turo
Ahmose called Turo
Ahmose called Turo was Viceroy of Kush under Amenhotep I and Tuthmosis I. Ahmose called Turo was a son of Ahmose Si-tayit. Ahmose Turo's son Ahmose Patjenna would continue to serve the royal family during the reigns of Hatshepsut and Tuthmosis III....

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Ahmose I
Ahmose I
Ahmose I was a pharaoh of ancient Egypt and the founder of the Eighteenth dynasty. He was a member of the Theban royal house, the son of pharaoh Tao II Seqenenre and brother of the last pharaoh of the Seventeenth dynasty, King Kamose...

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Ahmose Inhapy
Ahmose Inhapy
Ahmose-Inhapy or Ahmose-Inhapi was a princess and queen of the late 17th dynasty and early 18th dynasty.-Life:...

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Ahmose Pen-Nekhebet
Ahmose Pen-Nekhebet
Ahmose Pen Nekhbet was an ancient Egyptian official who started his career under Ahmose I and served all the pharaohs until Thutmose III. His autobiographical inscriptions are important for the understanding of the history of the early New Kingdom, though less detailed than those of his...

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Ahmose Sapair
Ahmose Sapair
Ahmose-Sapair was an Ancient Egyptian prince during the late 17th dynasty. He was probably a son of Pharaoh Tao II the Brave and a brother of Ahmose I or the child of Ahmose I.During the 18th dynasty he appears on several monuments...

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Ahmose, son of Ebana
Ahmose, son of Ebana
Ahmose, son of Ebana served in the Egyptian military under the pharaohs Tao II Seqenenre, Ahmose I, Amenhotep I, and Thutmose I. His autobiography has survived and is intact on the wall of his tomb and has proven a valuable source of information on the late 17th Dynasty and the early 18th Dynasty...

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Ahmose-ankh
Ahmose-ankh
Ahmose-ankh was a prince during the early Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt. He was the son of Pharaoh Ahmose I and Queen Ahmose Nefertari. He was the crown prince but pre-deceased his father, thus the next pharaoh was his younger brother Amenhotep I...

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Ahmose-Henutemipet
Ahmose-Henutemipet
Ahmose-Henutemipet was a princess of the late seventeenth dynasty of Egypt. She was a daughter of Pharaoh Tao II the Brave and probably Queen Ahhotep I. She was the sister of Ahmose I. She bore the titles King's Daughter and King's Sister.- Mummy :...

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Ahmose-Henuttamehu
Ahmose-Henuttamehu
Ahmose-Henuttamehu was a princess and queen of the late 17th-early 18th dynasties of Egypt.-Family:Ahmose-Henuttamehu was a daughter of Pharaoh Seqenenre Tao II by his sister-wife Ahmose Inhapy...

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Ahmose-Meritamon (17th dynasty)
Ahmose-Meritamon (17th dynasty)
Ahmose-Meritamon was a princess of the seventeenth dynasty of Egypt, probably a daughter of Tao II the Brave. She is also called Ahmose-Meritamun, Ahmose-Meryetamun or just Meryetamun....

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Ahmose-Nebetta
Ahmose-Nebetta
Ahmose-Nebetta was a princess during the late seventeenth dynasty of Egypt. She was probably the daughter of Seqenenre Tao II and Queen Ahhotep I. She was the sister of Pharaoh Ahmose I.-Life:Ahmose-Nebetta was likely a daughter of Seqenenre Tao II...

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Ahmose-Nefertari
Ahmose-Nefertari
Ahmose-Nefertari of Ancient Egypt was a Queen of Egypt. She was a daughter of Seqenenre Tao II and Ahhotep I, and royal sister and the great royal wife of pharaoh, Ahmose I. She was the mother of king Amenhotep I and may have served as his regent when he was young...

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Ahmose-Sipair –
Ahmose-Sitamun
Ahmose-Sitamun
- Etymology :Name of this princess means "Child of the Moon, Daughter of Amun".- Biography :Sitamun was the daughter of Pharaoh Ahmose I and sister of Amenhotep I...

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Ahmose-Sitkamose
Ahmose-Sitkamose
Ahmose-Sitkamose or Sitkamose was a princess and queen during the late 17th-early 18th dynasties of Egypt. Based on her name, she is likely to have been the daughter of Pharaoh Kamose...

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Ahmose-Tumerisy
Ahmose-Tumerisy
Ahmose-Tumerisy was a princess of the seventeenth dynasty of Egypt, probably a daughter of Tao II the Brave and a sister of Ahmose I. Her titles were: King's Daughter and King's Sister....

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Aken (god)
Aken (god)
The chief deity in Egyptian mythology, Ra, when considered as a sun god, was thought to traverse the daytime sky in a boat, and cross the underworld at night in another one, named Meseket...

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Aker (god)
Aker (god)
In Egyptian mythology, Aker was one of the earliest gods worshipped, and was the deification of the horizon. There are strong indications that Aker was worshipped before other known Egyptian gods of the earth, such as Geb. Aker itself means curves because it was perceived that the horizon bends...

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Akh –
Akhenaten
Akhenaten
Akhenaten also spelled Echnaton,Ikhnaton,and Khuenaten;meaning "living spirit of Aten") known before the fifth year of his reign as Amenhotep IV , was a Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt who ruled for 17 years and died perhaps in 1336 BC or 1334 BC...

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Akhenaten Temple Project
Akhenaten Temple Project
The Akhenaten Temple Project is a project encompassing four archaeological expeditions to Egypt and north-east Africa. It has been in operation since 1972. The project is directed by Donald B...