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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....
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
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...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
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...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
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
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...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian

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The XIth dynasty temple at Deir el-Bahari ..
Deir el-Bahari has become, and will remain, one of the chief attracti(jns at Theljes . Tourists may judge there what our lab(Hir has been, and subscribers will see ...
The XIth dynasty temple at Deir el-Bahari - New York University
The excaviition ol the Xlth Dynasiy temple at Deir el-Bahari finishes the work which the Egypt. ExpU)ration Fund undertook in IS!):], when, on the 7th of February, ...
The temple of Deir el Bahari
obtained from the present excavations at Deir el Bahari, but simply as an ... at some length on the reign of Hatshepsu, Avhose temple of Deir el Bahari.
The Inscribed Tablets from Tell Deir 'Alla: Part 1 - Gordon College
3 H. J. Franken, "The Stratigraphic Context of the Clay Tablets Found at Deir ...
The Saga of Deir Yassin - Deir Yassin Remembered
The Saga of Deir Yassin: Massacre, Revisionism, and Reality. By. Daniel A.

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Twenty-five years ago a new church was consecrated in the town of Deir al-Zour in eastern Syria, dedicated to the Armenians killed en masse in 1915. Ironically the building erected in memory of the victims of violence has now been destroyed by bombs.
Museum of Lost Objects: The Armenian church in Deir al-Zour
Twenty-five years ago a new church was consecrated in the town of Deir al-Zour in eastern Syria, dedicated to the Armenians killed en masse in 1915. Ironically the building erected in memory of the victims of violence has now been destroyed by bombs.
Syrian conflict: UN first air drop delivers aid to Deir al-Zour
UN aid chief Stephen O'Brien told the Security Council that the plane dropped 21 tonnes of humanitarian items on a government-held part of Deir al-Zour.
UN Continues to Overcome Obstacles to Airdrop Aid to Syria's Deir ez-Zor
Gunmen execute ISIS official in Syria's Deir ez-Zor
ERBIL – A group of gunmen has executed a leading member of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria's eastern Deir ez-Zor city, local sources reported on Monday.

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Deir Yassin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Deir Yassin (Arabic: دير ياسين , Dayr Yāsīn) was a Palestinian Arab village of around 600 people near Jerusalem. It had declared its neutrality during the 1948  ...
Deir Yassin massacre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Deir Yassin massacre took place on April 9, 1948, when around 120 fighters from the Zionist paramilitary groups Irgun and Lehi attacked Deir Yassin near ...
Deir Yassin: History of the Massacre - Deir Yassin Remembered
Click on the articles button to browse an index of article dealing with the massacre. Use the Sequence of Events below to read about what really occurred at Deir ...
Deir Yassin Remembered
Organisation founded to do justice to the victims of the massacre. Historical information, with news and details of current events and memorials.
The Capture of Deir Yassin | Jewish Virtual Library
The battle to capture Deir Yassin during the 1948 Israeli War of Independence remains one of the most infamous, yet misunderstood, incidents in the history of ...

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