By Miriam Lichtheim

Chronologically prepared translations of historic Egyptian writings shed mild upon the improvement of numerous literary kinds. Bibliogs.

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12. Unidentified region of Nubia. 13. Horus and Seth, whose ullion represented the united kingship of Egypt. 14. Isis and Nephthys, the guardians of Osiris. THE GREAT SPHINX STELA OF AMENHOTEP II AT GIZA Originally carved to represent King Khafra, the great sphinx of Giza came to be worshiped as a manifestation of the sun-god Harmakhis (Horus-in-the-horizon). In memory of having frequently visited the SPOl, King Amenhorep II erected a monument on [he sphinx's northeast side, where it was discovered in 1936.

14-20. Study: H. l des Dntlm. Abhandlungen del' deutM:hen Akademie de .. Wissen'IChaften, Berlin. -his!. , 194i/2 (Berlin, 1949). ic-in-appearance): the King ofCpper and Lower Egypt, Lord of the Two Lands: Mmkheperre; the Son ofRe, [of his body: ThurmoJe, given life forever]. His majesty commanded to record [the victories his father Amun had given him) by an inscription in the temple which his majesty had made for [his father Amun, so as to record] (5) each campaign, together with the booty which [his majesty] had brought [from it, and the tribute of every foreign land) that his father Re had given him.

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