Essays Tagged: "Karnak"

This Essay is basically an essay summary of what went on during the Egyptian Empire.

and intellectuals transplanted their knowledge, skills and culture onto Egyptian soil.The temple of Karnak at Thebes grew with the expansion of empire. Tuthmosis I constructed the first tomb in the Va ... h time the priesthood destroyed any traces of Akhenaten's reign, including the Temple of the Sun at Karnak.Tutankhamen ruled for nine years until just before reaching manhood, when he died. He is most ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Rise in power of the Amun and Amun priesthood and it's political implications [speech].

s divine sanction the spoils of conquest were lavished on his temples and priesthood. The temple at Karnak became the centre of Egypt's national religion. They did not have to pay taxes. By the year 1 ... New Kingdom, one priest, Herihon, under Ramses XV, is specifically shown on the temple of Khons and Karnak as being the Pharaoh's equal and at other points in the temple Herihon is shown wearing the d ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Building program of Amenhotep II

s annual celebration was when statues of the Theban trinity of Amun, Mut and Khonsu were taken from Karnak to the southern harem. An avenue of stone sphinxes linked the temple to Karnak, which was 1 & ... icting Amenhotep's divine birth.Another of Amenhotep's magnificent buildings was the third pylon at Karnak, a triumphal gateway built for the Temple of Amun. He had a canal built from the Nile to the ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Building and military program of Seti

I.MilitarySeti's military campaigns are celebrated in reliefs on the walls of the Hypostyle Hall at Karnak. They show his prowess in battle and give some details of his moves in Syria; however a clear ... .The first campaign, in year 1 of Seti's reign, was based on a claim of rebellion in Asia, with the Karnak inscriptions telling of how Seti received reports that the Bedouin of Palestine were "plottin ...

(4 pages) 23 0 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Explain Hatshepsut's relations with Egyptian nobles and officials

h of Thutmose 11. Senenmut may have started his career as an administrator in the Temple of Amun at Karnak. He also served as an official under Thutmose 11. It was at this time that he was appointed a ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

HSC study notes:- Egypt from Amenhotep III to the death of Ramesses II

d as centre of the state cult of Amun· Extensive building work carried out at the temples at Karnak and LuxorAyKheperkheperure 1324-21 · A brief reign that continues the re-establishment ... n of prior moves to re-establish traditional practises.· Dismantling of Aten temples at East Karnak; desecration of the Amarna Royal Tomb and Ay's tomb possibly carried out at this time· ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Dream Vacation

While some people may be quite content to lounge around the city of Karnak all summer as the mosquitoes suck away at their skin, a more perfect spot than this does exis ...

(4 pages) 66 0 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Egyptian Art

to fit precisely together. Only pillars were used to sustain short stone supports.At the temple of Karnak, a ramp of adobe brick that leads to the top of the temple wall. These ramps were used to all ...

(4 pages) 81 0 4.7 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Question: Justify Hatshepsut's claim to the throne, with references to political, religious and social forces.

ropaganda that Hatshepsut used was the oracle of Amun. This was inscribed at Hatshepsut's temple in Karnak. She claimed that she received an oracle from Amun announcing that she was to be king. This a ...

(5 pages) 18 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Book review on "Death on the Nile" by Agatha Christie

activist, a greedy lawyer, and a well planed jewelry robbery.The action takes place aboard the S.S. Karnak. Following the murder, all passengers are set to stay onboard, so that the guilty person will ...

(2 pages) 14 1 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


t Deir El Bahri and through the Oracle, which was later inscribed on the walls of the Red Chapel at Karnak. These pieces of evidence are vital in explaining Hatshepsut's devotion to Amun. However, the ... t's building program, apart from her mortuary temple, focused a great deal on the temple of Amun at Karnak. She ensured that a large amount of wealth flowed into Karnak, which coincidentally was the c ...

(17 pages) 20 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Queen Hatshepsut: An Untraditional Pharaoh and Her Rise to Power

w tenuous.Hatshepsut followed the tradition of most pharaohs by building monuments at the Temple of Karnak. She also restored the original Precinct of Mut, the ancient great goddess of Egypt, at Karna ... the tallest in the world, erected at the entrance to the temple. Another project she completed was Karnak's Red Chapel, which was intended as a barque shrine and stood between her two obelisks. She l ...

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt