By Erik Hornung, Rolf Krauss, David A Warburton
This quantity offers with the chronology of old Egypt from the fourth millennium till the Hellenistic interval. An preliminary part experiences the principles of Egyptian chronology, either old and sleek, from annals and kinglists to C14 analyses of archaeological information. experts speak about assets, collect lists of identified dates, and study biographical details within the part dedicated to relative chronology. The editors are liable for the ultimate part which makes an attempt a synthesis of the whole variety of accessible information to reach at replacement absolute chronologies. the possible readership contains experts in close to japanese and Aegean stories in addition to Egyptologists.
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7–8, and Dyns. 9–10, followed by Dyns. 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16. The main diﬀerence from Manetho’s list is that the TC does not split up Dyns. 1–2 (Archaic Period), Dyns. 3–5 (Memphis), Dyns. 7–8 (Memphis), and Dyns. 19 The few reigns of the OK that were not corrupted beyond recognition in Manetho seem to be either rounded up or down in comparison to the TC. Hence Manetho’s ﬁgures seem to be based on a tradition with reigns recorded in years and months if not also in days. 16 See below Schneider, Chapter II.
24 compartments can be reconstructed for Qa-'a as the successor of Semer-khet, if the 47th compartment for Djer marks the left edge of the inscribed ﬁeld. To the right of Semer-khet, half of a compartment and part of the last complete compartment of 'Adj-ib are preserved without traces of his titulary; Wilkinson postulates at least ½ +7 + ½ compartments for him. Beckerath assumes that Den celebrated the Sed festival which is attested on the Palermo stone in his 30th year. The assumption is unacceptable, if only, because Qa-'a celebrated two Sed festivals according to contemporaneous sources, whereas he ruled less than 30 years according to Beckerath’s own reconstruction.
W. Kaiser, ZÄS 86 (1961), 44. royal annals 23 size of the gap in row 2 and the corresponding gap of 13 compartments in row 5 in Beckerath’s reconstruction. The left edge of row 2, and thus of the other rows on the recto (if row 3 begins with “Serpent”) can be determined with reference to the completely preserved titulary of Djer that spans 7 compartments. Taking into account the gap of 9 compartments in row 2 between Cairo 1 and the Palermo stone, there were 20 compartments before and after Djer’s centred titulary, for a total of 47 complete compartments.
Ancient Egyptian Chronology (Handbook of Oriental Studies Handbuch der Orientalistik) by Erik Hornung, Rolf Krauss, David A Warburton