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42 minutes | Aug 5, 2021
Beginning of Time ~ End of Eternity – Calendar of Ancient Egypt: First A’akhat Takhya
This episode we discuss the First month of the season Axt, month of txy This month is patron to the nTr deity DHwty – Thoth, God of wisdom and writing. major festivals of the month are wpt rnpt the opening of the year, mss ra Hr Axty – the birth of ra-horakhty, the sd Hr bHdty – the pharaonic festival of Horus of Edfu, wAg Hr DHwty – the Wag and Thoth festival, rise of the High Nile, and Hb tx – drunkenness festival. Also, the mythos of Hwt Hr – Hathor, the nameless serpent, and the baboon deity bAby or Babi. Transcript Loading… Taking too long? Reload document | Open in new tab Books The Cairo Calendar No. 86637 Documents British Museum. (2021). Papyrus: British Museum. The British Museum.https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/Y_EA10474-1. British Museum. (2021). Papyrus; calendar: British Museum. The British Museum.https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/Y_EA10184-7. Dawson, W. R. (1926). Some observations on the Egyptian calendars of lucky and UnluckyDays. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 12(3/4), 260. https://www.reconstructingancientegypt.org/houseofbooks/documents/some-observations-on-the-egyptian-calendars-of-lucky-and-unlucky-days/ Katary, S. (2012, March 17). Land tenure (to the end of the ptolemaic period). UCLAEncyclopedia of Egyptology. https://escholarship.org/uc/item/1nr1d3s9. Mark, J. J. (2021, July 31). Festivals in Ancient Egypt. World History Encyclopedia.https://www.worldhistory.org/article/1032/festivals-in-ancient-egypt/.
28 minutes | Apr 11, 2021
Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt: The Book of Knowing the Creations of Ra
This episode we provide a recitation of the Book of Knowing the Creations of Ra, creation myth of the great Ennead of Heliopolis. After the recitation, we will provide an in-depth discussion on the themes and language of the creation myth. Transcript Loading… Taking too long? Reload document | Open in new tab Books Documents Faulkner, R. O. (1937). The Bremner-Rhind Papyrus: III: D. The Book of Overthrowing ‘Apep. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 23(2), 166. https://wp.me/p9bjGZ-7f Gordon, A. A., & Gordon, A. H. (1996). The Kȝ as an Animating Force. Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt, 33, 31. https://wp.me/p9bjGZ-jt
32 minutes | Dec 24, 2020
Par Madja’at House of Books Episode 5
book summary and review of the priests of ancient Egypt by serge Sauneron. Magazines and periodicals have the February 2008 issue of national geographic with the black pharaohs, conquerors of ancient Egypt by Robert draper, research on the web has baking ancient Egyptian bread, geography of the durum wheat crop, and bread made using 4,500-year-old Egyptian yeast , electronic document library provides some remarks on the epagomenal days in ancient Egypt by Anthony Spalinger, investigation of ancient Egyptian baking and brewing methods by correlative microscopy by Delwen Samuel, scribal training in ancient Egypt by Ronald J. Williams, and an ancient analogy : pot baked bread in ancient Egypt, and Mesopotamia M. Chazan and M. Lehner. Loading… Taking too long? Reload document | Open in new tab Books and Periodicals Documents Spalinger, A. (1995). Some remarks on the epagomenal days in ancient Egypt. Journal of Near Eastern Studies, 54(1), 33–47. https://wp.me/p9bjGZ-bM
34 minutes | Aug 24, 2020
Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt – Predynastic Pharaohs
Join me as we explore the Naswtw – Papyrus sedge rulers of Upper Egypt, and Bityaw – or bee rulers of Lower Egypt, approximately 8000 years ago, and learn of the Egypt of the Predynastic Pharaohs. Loading… Taking too long? Reload document | Open in new tab Books https://ws-na.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&OneJS=1&Operation=GetAdHtml&MarketPlace=US&source=ac&ref=qf_sp_asin_til&ad_type=product_link&tracking_id=kamat00-20&marketplace=amazon®ion=US&placement=0946897441&asins=0946897441&linkId=1d5b18ef404f92891fbe6940f6018bc6&show_border=false&link_opens_in_new_window=true&price_color=333333&title_color=0066c0&bg_color=ffffff Documents Breyer, F. A. (2002). Die schriftzeugnisse des pradynastischen konigsgrabes U-J in umm el-qaab: Versuch einer Neuinterpretation. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 88, 53. https://wp.me/p9bjGZ-jw Fischer, H. G. (1963). Varia Aegyptiaca. Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt, 2, 15. https://wp.me/p9bjGZ-jz O’Brien, A. A. (1996). The Serekh as an aspect of the iconography of early kingship. Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt, 33, 123. https://wp.me/p9bjGZ-jC Hassan, F. A. (1988). The Predynastic of Egypt. Journal of World Prehistory, 2(2), 135–185. https://wp.me/p9bjGZ-jG Leplongeon, A. (2017). Technological variability in the Late Palaeolithic lithic industries of the Egyptian Nile Valley: The case of the Silsilian and Afian industries [Online image]. PLOS ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188824 Kalyanaraman, S. (2013). Hieroglyphs on bone, ivory tags of Abydos probably describe goods and localities. Possible link to Indus Script cipher? Academia.edu. https://www.academia.edu/34518277/Hieroglyphs_on_bone_ivory_tags_of_Abydos_probably_describe_goods_and_localities_Possible_link_to_Indus_Script_cipher. Peden, A. J., Darnell, J. C., & Darnell, D. (2004). Theban Desert Road Survey in the Egyptian Western Desert, vol. 1: Gebel Tjauti Rock Inscriptions 1-45 and Wadi el-Ḥol Rock Inscriptions 1-45. Journal of the American Oriental Society, 124(1), 139. https://doi.org/10.2307/4132174 Schäfer, H. (1902). Abhandlungen der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften aus dem Jahre 1902. Verlag Der Königlichen Akademie Der Wissenschaften. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/92790#page/8/mode/1up Tassie, G., van Wetering, J., Hassan, F., & Calcoen, B. (2005, January). Corpus of Potmarks From The Protodynastic To Early Dynastic Cemetery At Kafr Hassan Dawood, Wadi Tumilat, East Delta, Egypt. Corpus of Potmarks From the Protodynastic To Early Dynastic Cemetery At Kafr Hassan Dawood, Wadi Tumilat, East Delta, Egypt. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/237503428_CORPUS_OF_POTMARKS_FROM_THE_PROTODYNASTIC_TO_EARLY_DYNASTIC_CEMETERY_AT_KAFR_HASSAN_DAWOOD_WADI_TUMILAT_EAST_DELTA_EGYPT. Van den Brink, E. C. M. (2001). The Pottery-Incised Serekh-Signs of Dynasties 0-1 Part 11: Fragments and Additional Complete Vessels . Archeo-NiI, (11). https://archeonil.com/images/revue%202000%202003/AN2001-03-van%20den%20Brink.pdf Vermeersch, P., Gijselings, G., & Paulissen, E. (1984). Discovery of the Nazlet Khater man, Upper Egypt. Journal of Human Evolution, 13(3), 281–286. https://wp.me/p9bjGZ-jJ Wilkinson, T. A. H. (1995). A New King in the Western Desert. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 81, 205. https://www.reconstructingancientegypt.org/houseofbooks/documents/a-new-king-in-the-western-desert-by-toby-a-h-wilkinson/ Williams, B. (1988). Narmer and the Coptos Colossi. Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt, 25, 35-59. https://wp.me/p9bjGZ-jR Articles El-Aref, N. (2015, January 18). 35,000-year-old skeleton to return to Egypt. http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/120634/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/,yearold-skeleton-to-return-to-Egypt.aspx. Kinnaer, J. (2014). Scorpion Macehead. Scorpion Macehead | The Ancient Egypt Site. http://www.ancient-egypt.org/history/early-dynastic-period/1st-dynasty/horus-narmer/narmer-artefacts/scorpion-macehead.html. Kinnaer, J. (2014). Umm el-Qa’ab. Umm el-Qa’ab | The Ancient Egypt Site. http://www.ancient-egypt.org/monuments/abydos-sacred-centre-of/umm-el-qaab/index.html. Briar, B. (2019, November 18). Prehistoric Egypt: Deciphering Egypt’s Timeline. The Great Courses Daily. https://www.thegreatcoursesdaily.com/prehistoric-egypt-deciphering-egypts-timeline/ Marc, É. (2021). Dagger from Gebel el-Arak. Work Dagger from Gebel el-Arak | Louvre Museum | Paris. https://www.louvre.fr/en/oeuvre-notices/dagger-gebel-el-arak. Raffaele, F. (2002). The Dynasty 0. Dynasty 0 – Dynasty Zero. http://www.francescoraffaele.com/egypt/hesyra/dynasty0.htm. Raffaele, F. (2002). Dynasty 00. “Dynasty 00”. http://www.francescoraffaele.com/egypt/hesyr Raffaele, F. (2002). Dynasty 00. “Dynasty 00”. http://www.francescoraffaele.com/egypt/hesyra/dynasty00.htm. Starr, M. (2018). An Ancient Egyptian Village Just Found in The Nile Delta Predate by 2,500 Years. ScienceAlert. https://www.sciencealert.com/ancient-egypt-tell-el-samara-neolithic-village-5-000-bce-predate-pharaohs University College, London. (2000). King Crocodile. https://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums-static/digitalegypt/chronology/kingcrocodile.html. University College, London. (2000). Tarkhan tomb 1549 UC 16947. https://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums-static/digitalegypt/tarkhan/tarkhantomb1549/tarkhantomb1549uc16947.html University College, London. (2000). Tarkhan Tomb 315 jar UC 16071. Tarkhan tomb 315, jar UC 16071. https://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums-static/digitalegypt/tarkhan/tarkhantomb315/tarkhantomb315uc16071.html University College, London. (2000). Tarkhan tomb 414, seal impressions. https://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums-static/digitalegypt/tarkhan/tarkhantomb414/tarkhantomb414seals.html#crocodile.
17 minutes | Jun 12, 2020
Gods of Ancient Egypt - Sakhamat - Sekhmet
Sakhamat is the seemingly dichotomous natjarat deity of both war, destruction and death, as well as healing and physicians. Please join us as we delve into the mysteries of this goddess of power
38 minutes | May 20, 2020
Par Madja’t – House of Books – Episode 4
Episode 4 – book summary and review of of Food Fit for Pharaohs: An Ancient Egyptian Cookbook. The may/June 2020 issue of Archaeology has the discovery of a leopard painting, a genome study of ibis mummies, ceremonial and magic weapons, and site preservation of Deir el-ballas by the archaeology institute of America. A special issue of Archaeology, Egypt – Treasures Sites and Ancient Culture has Egyptomania, Napoleon in Egypt, KV 55, Tanis, Unknown Man E, Building a Pyramid, KV 63, Meresamun, the Animal Mummy Project, Step Pyramid of Djoser, Tebtunis, and Hierankonpolis. Research on the Web has lintels, a mummification workshop in Saqqara, and Ancient Egyptian Medicine. Electronic documents has Grasses of Ancient Egypt, ancient Egyptian beer, and the Eloquent Peasant.
50 minutes | Apr 26, 2020
Ancient Egyptian Literature – The Tale of the Eloquent Peasant
The tale of the Eloquent peasant is a story from the Middle Kingdom of ancient Egypt but set in the era about a hundred years before, in what is called today as the First Intermediate Period. It is a tale of truth, justice, balance, and righteousness, what the ancient Egyptians called Ma’at. There are many culturally significant facets to this story which will be explained in detail as usual after the conclusion of the story.
11 minutes | Apr 8, 2020
Par Madja’t – House of Books Episode 3
Book Summary and Review: Ancient Egyptian Medicine by John F. Nunn. Research on the web: American Research Center in Egypt ARCE’s E-Newsletter, ASOR The American Schools of Oriental Research, A 20-sided die of Ptolemaic origin, the Theban Mapping Project TMP. Electronic Documents: The Bremner-Rhind Papyrus—II By R. O. Faulkner Part D. The Book of Overthrowing Of Apep. Ceremonial Games of The New Kingdom By John A. Wilson. Cosmetics, Perfumes and Incense in Ancient Egypt By A. Lucas. The Costume of An Ancient Egyptian Priest By H. E. Winlock.
19 minutes | Feb 4, 2020
Beginning of Time ~ End of Eternity – Calendar of Ancient Egypt: Harw Harayw Ranapat – Days Above the Year
A discussion of the ancient Egyptian calendar entries for the Days above the year, the five days that were added by Thoth, god of wisdom to provide time above the year for the birth of the five children of the sky goddess Nwat – Nut, and earth god Gabab – Geb.
11 minutes | Aug 15, 2019
Par Madja’t – House of Books – Episode 2
Book Review: Ancient Egyptian Literature vol. II: The New Kingdom. Research on the Web: AERA – Ancient Egypt Research Associates, Inc. Electronic Document: An Ancient Egyptian Hunting Ritual by Eberhard Otto. The Par Madja’t of Kamat is located at https://reconstructingancientegypt.org/houseofbooks/
27 minutes | Mar 30, 2019
Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt: Reckoning of the Mounds of the Primeval Time
A dramatic telling of the creation myth of the Temple of Horus of Edfu
19 minutes | Jul 2, 2018
Beginning of Time ~ End of Eternity – Calendar of Ancient Egypt: Introduction to the Ancient Egyptian Calendar
In the introduction to the ancient Egyptian calendar you discover the several calendars utilized by the ancient Egyptians and what celestial or seasonal events synchronize them. Topics covered include the lunar, solar, celestial and regnal calendars, as well as the so-called horoscope calendar of lucky …
8 minutes | Jun 5, 2018
Par Madja’t House of Books Episode 1
This episode reviews the book Fighting Pharaohs: Weapons and Warfare in Ancient Egypt, the journal article Notes on the Opening of the Mouth by T. J. C. Baly, and Research on the Web Giza Digital Library: The Giza Mastabas Series. Find the journal article in full …
34 minutes | Sep 27, 2017
Gods of Ancient Egypt – Hwt Har – Hathor
18 minutes | Jan 29, 2017
Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt – Mythical Pharaohs
36 minutes | May 20, 2016
Ancient Egyptian Literature – Instruction of Ptah Hotep
Instruction of Ptahhotep is an ancient literary work attributed to Ptahhotep, a vizier under King Isesi of the Egyptian Fifth Dynasty (ca. 2414-2375 BC). It is a collection of maxims and advice in the saba’yat (teaching) genre on human relations, that are directed to his …
44 minutes | Oct 24, 2015
Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt – Judgment of Horus and Seth
Horus and Seth are contending for 80 years for the office of the deceased Pharaoh Osiris the father of Horus and brother of Seth.
18 minutes | Apr 27, 2013
Ancient Egyptian Literature – The Book of Thoth
The Ptolemaic era story of the book of Thoth, a book written by the god of knowledge and writing, and the prince’s son Nefer-ka-ptah whose obsession with writing cost him greatly.
23 minutes | Nov 27, 2012
Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Ramesses II
Ramesses II, the longest reigning king of ancient Egypt. Learn of his life as king, his dealings with the Hittities, the Battle of Qadesh, his great monuments, his family, and his tomb in the Valley of the Kings
7 minutes | Nov 24, 2012
Gods of Ancient Egypt: Shw
Shw/Shu is the son of Ra and god of wind, air and light.
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