NMC101H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Pepi Ii Neferkare, Turin King List, Manetho
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NMC343 - Ancient Egypt I
Thursday Nov 8, 2012
Lecture 10 - End of Old Kingdom and FIP
•Grandson of Pepy I
•How do we know who Pepys’ dad is?
•The Saqqara stone**
•Ascended the throne as a child, with his mother acting as regent
•Ankhnesmeryre may have been helped by his brother Djau
•Turin Canon -90 years
•Manetho -94 years
•Archaeological proof of year 65 and might be a more accurate count
•Longest reigning monarch in the world!
•Image: Shows mother bigger than him
•Representing Isis? Mother of Horus? Her as a goddess?
•Statement of her power?
•Many wives, guaranteed by long reign
•Neith is the royal wife and mother of his son who will inherit throne after him
•Iput II half sister
•Udjebten his aunt
•Ankhnespepy III his granddaughter (his son’s daughter)
•Stays in his family to take care of grandad
•A cementing of her status in court
•Saqarra stone on her sarcophagus and because of this we understand the complicated
•Ankhnespepy IV mother of Neferkare-Nibi
•Increase in military forays
•Increasing reliance on Libyan and Nubian mercenaries
Tomb of Harkhuf
•Nomarch in Elephantine (Aswan)
•Tomb in hills of Kubbet el-Hawa
•Family tradition of exploration under Mourner to the land called Yam (south of modern Khar-
•Diplomacy Yam vs southern Libyans