Tory
Every Year Accounted For (attempt 2)
Mon Dec 19, 2011 09:23
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Bold Red are dated hieratic dockets on wine-jars found at Akhetaten with the title of the wine overseer. 

1360 15 hry-k3mw
1359 16 hry-k3mw
1358 17 hry-k3mw
1357 18 hry-k3mw
1356 19 hry-k3mw
1355 20 hry-k3mw
1354 21 hry-k3mw
1353 22 hry-k3mw
1352 23 hry-k3mw
1351 24 hry-k3mw
1350 25 hry-k3mw
1349 26 hry-k3mw
1348 27 1 hry-k3mw accession of Neferkheperure Amenhotep IV
1347 28 2 hry-k3mw
1346 29 3 hry-k3mw
1345 30 4 hry-k3mw
1344 31 5 hry-k3mw foundation of Akhetaten
1343 32 6 hry-k3mw
1342 33 7 hry-k3mw
1341 34 8 hry-k3mw
1340 35 9 hry-k3mw
1339 36 10 hry-k3mw
1338 37 11 hry-k3mw
1337 38 12 hry-k3mw
1336 13 hry-k3mw overseer's title changed to hry-b'h
1335 14 hry-b'h
1334 15 hry-b'h
1333 16 hry-b'h
1332 17 1 hry-b'h accessions of Ankhkheperure & Ankhkheperure (Smenkhkare & Meritaten)
1331 2 hry-b'h
1330 3 hry-b'h
1329 4 hry-b'h
1328 5 hry-b'h
1327 6 hry-b'h
1326 7 hry-b'h
1325 8 hry-b'h
1324 9 hry-b'h death of Smenkhkare (Bip-hu-ru-ri-ia-as)
1323 1 10 hry-b'h accession of Nebkheperure Tutankhuaten
1322 2 11 hry-b'h Akhetaten abandoned by royal court
1321 3 12 hry-b'h death of Meritaten
1320 4 hry-k3mw overseer's title changed back to hry-k3mw (wine-jar from Tut's tomb)
1319 5 hry-k3mw
1318 6 hry-k3mw
1317 7 hry-k3mw
1316 8 hry-k3mw
1315 9 hry-k3mw
1314 10 hry-k3mw
1313 11 hry-k3mw
1312 12 hry-k3mw
I assume there was a 12-year co-regency with Amenhotep III's death taking place in Year 12 of his son Akhenaten. If there was no co-regency the wine-jar dated Year 15 when the title of the wine overseer was hry-k3mw would have sat around for not less than 28 years before it was brought to Akhetaten. The long co-regency cuts this down to 16 years. The wine-jar from Akhetaten dated Year 10 (BM 55679), with the overseer's title at that time being hry-b'h, is one I mentioned before on this forum in 2008 (post #8087) from J. Cerny's article in JEA 50 (1964), p. 38. This year-date has to belong to Pharaoh Meritaten unless we are to believe the wine overseers were playing a comical back and forth game of musical chairs with their official title. Notice that the title of the wine overseer reverted back to hry-k3mw in Year 4 of Tutankhamun but the royal court was no longer at Akhetaten.

Better?

Tory


  • Every year is accounted forIan Onvlee, Mon Dec 19 04:11
    Tory, Bold Red are dated hieratic dockets on wine-jars found at Akhetaten with the title of the wine overseer. Would you mind changing the bold red into blue or something. I don't see a difference... more
    • Every Year Accounted For (attempt 2) — Tory, Mon Dec 19 09:23
      • Every Year Accounted For (attempt 2)Ian Onvlee, Mon Dec 19 15:24
        Hi Tory, Thanks for the interesting list and chronology. But could you perhaps be more clear about the dates. I mean. Are these all stray dates, such as the years 28 and 30 probably are, or are the... more
        • Re: Every Year Accounted For (attempt 2)Tory, Mon Dec 19 20:14
          Hi Ian Perhaps your browser is the problem. It works fine with safari and firefox. Send me an email with a screen shot so I can see what you are seeing on your monitor. Also, if bold red doesn't... more
          • Re: Every Year Accounted For (attempt 2)Ian Onvlee, Mon Dec 19 21:34
            Hi Tory, with 'doesn't work' I meant, I do see these items in red, but don't see any difference between "bold" red and normal red. It is perhaps the color red that makes it difficult to distinguish... more
            • Re: Every Year Accounted For (attempt 2)Tory, Mon Dec 19 21:47
              Ok so ignore bold and just focus on the red. Everything in red is a wine-jar found in the city of Akhetaten with a year-date and the official title of the wine overseer at the time of the date. These ... more
              • Re: Every Year Accounted For (attempt 2)Ian Onvlee, Mon Dec 19 22:06
                Hi Tory, Ah, ok. Thanks. But if they are all anonymous, how did you distinguish one from the other with the same overseer title, and how did you decide when the title changed and when it changed back ... more
                • Re: Every Year Accounted For (attempt 2)Tory, Mon Dec 19 22:20
                  I would suggest you read J. Cerny's article in JEA 50 (1964). The wine overseer is an official attached to the royal court. These jars are his responsibility. Jars with the same year-date, same title ... more
                  • Re: Every Year Accounted For (attempt 2)Ian Onvlee, Sun Dec 25 15:33
                    Tory, Thanks for the reference. I'm afraid I won't be able to purchase it. You have pretty interesting stuff here. Regards, Ian
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