Beni Hassan: Volume V - The Tomb of Khnumhotep l [Paperback]

Miral Lashien(Author); Anna-Latifa Mourad(Author)

ISBN: 9780856688423 | Published by: Australian Centre for Egyptology | Series: ACE Reports | Volume: 43 | Year of Publication: 2019 | Language: English 45p, H11 x W8.5, 128 color plates and 14 b&w folded plates
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Beni Hassan


Khnumhotep I was the first governor of the Oryx nome during Egypt’s formative Twelfth Dynasty. Appointed by Amenemhat I, his tomb at Beni Hassan is one of the most significant for its insights on a pivotal period in Egyptian history. For the first time since Newberry's publication in 1893, a record of the tomb and its preserved scenes and inscriptions is provided in color photographs and detailed line drawings. The report includes a description of the tomb’s architecture, its various scenes on daily life, desert-hunting and militaristic activities, as well as a new copy and translation of Khnumhotep I’s biography.

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