Egypt Exploration Fund [Hrsg.]
Archaeological report: comprising the work of the Egypt Exploration Fund and the progress of egyptology during the year ... — 1905-1906

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Ayrton rearranges the royal relationships of the end of the XlXth
Dynasty: Tausert was wife of Sety II, and surviving him, reigned for a
time independently : Amenmeses usurped the throne, but Siptah, son
of Tausert, was put into possession of his rights by Bai. P.S.B.A.
xxviii. 185.

Legrain publishes the name of a king Ugf (?) from Karnak, Ann. vi.
130, Ahmesneferteta (?) ib. 138, protocol of Tutankhamon, ib. 192, two
chief prophets of Anion, Kamsesnekht and his son Esamon, of the
XXth Dynasty, ib. 133.

Legrain tabulates a new arrangement of the XXIInd Dynasty with
collateral kings of the XXIIIrd and other Dynasties, Bee. de Trav.
xxviii. 156, and writes a note on the princess Mert-tefnut (Dyn. XXV?).
Ann. vi. 138.

Spiegelberg discusses the name Psammetichus, and suggests that it
means "the man of (a god named) Methk," considering that "seller of
mixing bowls" could never be the real meaning of a royal name. He gives
also the demotic equivalent of the name Inaros from a bilingual 0. L Z.
viii. 559, Rec. de Trav. xxviii. 197. A Greek transcription of the full
name of Amasis II, ib. 162, and Greek transcriptions of Nekhtnebf,
ib. 1S3.

.J. L. Myres, discussing Eusebius' list of thalassocracies, attributes
Egypt's dominion of the sea to a period of sixty years from 664 to 604,
covering the reigns of Psammetichus I and Necho. The period of sixty
years at this point is the keystone of his reconstruction of the list.
/. II. S. xxvi. 84-.

>, In the Revue d'Egypte et d'Orienf, February, 1906, Maspero describes
a visit to Asfun to examine the name of" Psammetichus, son of Neith
Maukheperre/' on the recently discovered ruins of a chapel near the
mosque. Psammetichus is here the prenoinen, a thing which is wholly
abnormal; and Maspero concludes that a Ptolemaic restorer, misunder-
standing the fragmentary inscriptions of an earlier date, has made a
confused compound of the names of two distinct kings, Psammetichus
and probably Menkheperre of the XXIst Dynasty.

Valuable study of the title "father of the god," as the term for the
king's father or father-in-law, with a very full list of examples. The
parallel titles of priests in relation to their god, very common in late
times, is slightly touched upon. Borchardt, Kon. Sachs. Ges., Berichten
lvii. 251,

Legrain makes the practical recommendation that Egyptian genea-
logical trees should be constructed from the texts in the order given by
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