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History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: Middle Kingdom
First Intermediate - Middle Kingdom (ca 2181 -1786 bc.) The powers that built the solar temples of the 5th dynasty and the pyramids of the 6th dynasty weakened towards the end of the Old Kingdom, perhaps as a result of eroding economics, leaving the King less...
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History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: New Kingdom
New Kingdom (ca 1580 -1085 bc.) The Hyksos people The so called 'Hyksos' invasion, which was most likely composed of several small groups of different people infiltrating the delta during the 13th Dynasty, meant the end of the Middle Kingdom. The Hyksos...
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History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part II: The Old Kingdom
II - The Old Kingdom ca 2686-2181 BC During the Old Kingdom the Egyptian society moved from tribal communities to a fully developed theocratic system, where the power of the king was absolute. The great pyramids of Dynasty 4 was made possible by technological...
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History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
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Sothic Dating
Edfu under the Twelfth to Seventeenth Dynasties: The monuments in
Galeria sztuki starożytnej, 48 [136], to the Twelfth Dynasty, but in fact from the date over an early Twelfth Dynasty one, but this is difficult to ascertain.
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Although the change from the Twelfth to the Thirteenth Dynasty was fairly drastic in the fication of Twelfth Dynasty practice.

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The enchanting secrets of desert oases
Bagawat, a town in Kharga first populated during the Twelfth Dynasty, is currently the capital of the Wadi Al-Gadid Governorate. Its cemetery, situated three kilometres north of Kharga City, contains 236 domed tombs of extraordinary beauty.

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Twelfth dynasty of Egypt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The twelfth dynasty of ancient Egypt (notated Dynasty XII) is often combined with Dynasties XI, XIII and XIV under the group title Middle Kingdom.
Egypt: History - Dynasty XII (Twelfth Dynasty)
Moses In The Twelfth Dynasty Egyptian Literature: A Reconstruction
Egypt's Twelfth Dynasty
Egypt in the Twelfth Dynasty experienced a renaissance like that of Europe in the 16th Century.
12th Dynasty of Egypt - LookLex Encyclopaedia
The emergence of the 12th Dynasty is cast in legends, in which we hear of a king to redeem Egypt fom chaos and despair; Amenemhet 1.

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