Well-illustrated with b&w photos of the various sculpture and tombs associated with Horemheb and his contemporaries, this is an accessible history to an influential figure in the Egyptian New Kingdom
who has been outshone by the more famous rulers Akhenaten and Tutankhamun.
1) He considers the problem in some broad phases, Neolithic, with A-Group and the emerging Egyptian State, the phases after A-Group but before the Egyptian New Kingdom
, Egyptian control during the New Kingdom, and the Kushite Empire of Napata and Meroe and its aftermath.
The focus of this volume is the social and political structure of the royal court in the Egyptian New Kingdom
At present I think that the tragic nature of the Egyptian New Kingdom
encounter with Asia has been neither properly assessed nor emphasized.
Deir el Medina was the home of the royal tomb artisans throughout the Egyptian New Kingdom
During the period of the Egyptian New Kingdom
, there was large scale interaction between the Egyptians of the Nile Valley and the Semites of the Levant and beyond.