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Egyptian New Kingdom or Empire Period

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Department
History
Course
HST 210
Professor
Goldberg( T A)
Semester
Fall

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-New Kingdom (1550-1100 BCE) -Territorially larger than before -Militarism & expansion -Tensions btwn N and S -Strong priestly-aristo. families in UE -Pharaoh's power dependent on imperialism -Leverage against powerful Theban families -Harris Papyrus: temples controlled 1/5 of labor & 1/3 of arable land -Relig. overtones in poli. struggles -Rise of Upper Egypt: Thebes -Princes of Thebes incorporate Hyksos mili. tech -Recruit Libyan & Nubian mercenaries -Expel Hyksos rulers in LE -Raids into Palestine, Sudan/Nubia -Consequences of empire -Isolation broken -Armies stationed in N (Syria) & S (Sudan) -New cultural contacts, influences -Outsiders gain influence -Break w/ art traditions -Syncretism of new deities + old ones -Hatshepsut (~1490-1479 BCE ) -Capital: Thebes => Memphis -Halts imperial expansion -Focuses on arts, trade, building program -Co-rules w/ Thutmose III (takes over after Hatshep
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