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Amunhotep/Son-of-Hapu
Amunhotep-son-of-Hapu was a courtier, who was employed as a royal scribe and "overseer of all the work of the king" in the reign of Amunhotep III (Dynasty XVIII). Later, in the Ptolemaic period, he was deified on account of his reputation for wisdom....
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Imhotep/Imouthes
Imhotep was a high courtier under King Djoser (Dynasty III), who was given the supreme privilege of having his name carved alongside that of Pharaoh himself. He held the offices of vizier and master sculptor. The Egyptian priest Manetho stated that he was the...
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Bes
Bes was a dwarf-god, grotesque in appearance, but benign in nature. He was depicted wearing a plumed crown, was normally bearded with his broad face surrounded by a lion's mane and ears, and with his tongue protruding in a playfully aggressive manner. His...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Amun/Imen
Amon, Amun, Imen, Primeval Creator God mentioned in the Pyramid Texts together with his wife Amanuet. Often called "The Hidden One" and associated with the invisible wind. Another name was "He who abides in all things", the ba of all...
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Khnum/Khenmew
Worshipped in the form of a ram in early New Kingdom, later as a man with a ram's head. At Elephantine he was guardian of the source of the Nile and thought to cause the inundation. He and his consort Satis and Anuket, their divine child, made up the...
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Living and Writing in Deir el-Medine
As a Conclusion: Towards a Derailed Perspective on Deir el-Medina. 7. 9.
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Jul 22, 2004 Student Exercises from Deir el-Medina: The Dates assigned to pupils in Deir el -Medina 3000 years earlier.
Price list of NINO publications on Egyptology
J. Janssen -- Donkeys at Deir el-Medina (Eg. Uitg.
Beiträge zum Alten Ägypten (BAÄ) vol. 1: Barbara Lüscher
Zur Totenbuch-Tradition von Deir el-. Medina. BAÄ 1, Orientverlag Basel 2007.
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el Tahtani el Naga`. T. of Thutmose III.

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Kindernachrichten: Schon vor 3000 Jahren streikten die Menschen
Jahrhundert vor Christus streikten beispielsweise die Arbeiter der ägyptischen Stadt Deir el-Medina. Die Arbeiter bauten prächtige Gräber für die Könige. 1159 v.
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