Marianne Luban
re: Smenkhkare Head
Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:04

Another thing: Why do I think Smenkhkare had at least a short sole reign? Because in the tomb of Meryre II the royal servant is receiving the gold of approbation by a pharaoh who stands with his queen in the normal way of king and consort. There are no other cartouches but those belonging to them. This is different from the way co-regents are usually indicated with the co-ruler and his cartouches not far away as in the examples I provide in my paper.

  • Smenkhkare HeadMarianne Luban, Sat Aug 11 11:41
    This post has nothing that has any impact on the chronology of ancient Egyptian history. Frederick Giles, in his "The Amarna Age: Western Asia" wrote "The minimum number of years for the reign [of... more
    • re: Smenkhkare Head — Marianne Luban, Sat Aug 11 12:04
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