Egypt Exploration Fund [Hrsg.]
Archaeological report: comprising the work of the Egypt Exploration Fund and the progress of egyptology during the year ... — 1910-1911

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Peogbess of Egyptology.

Fragment of an ebony staff with the full titles (hitherto unknown) of
Khety of the IXth Dynasty from Meir. Ahmed Bey Kamal, Ann. x. 185.
An inscription of the same king associated with the name of Arsaphes on
a vase. Daeessy, Ann. xi. 47.

BissiNG discusses the order of the kings of the Xlth Dynasty, dis-
tinguishing twelve. Bee. cle Trav. xxxiii. 19.

On a cylinder apparently of Nebheptre from Dendera; and on the title
" royal son " in the Middle Kingdom, held by persons not of royal birth.
Weigall, Ann. xi. 170.

Gauthiee has published the second livraison of his Livre des wis
d'Egyjote, covering the period from the Xlllth to the XVIIth Dynasty,
giving a very complete collection of royal names and titles of this confused
period, including the Hyksos.

On the statue of Khu-taui-re Ugaf from Semna. Legbain, Ann. x. 106.
B. Weill prints a long article on "the Hyksos and the national
revival in Egyptian tradition and in history," comparing the Manethonian
and other traditions preserved by the Greeks and Josephus, the Egyptian
traditional references, and finally the contemporary monuments. He con-
siders that a large part of the tradition is due to Egyptian phraseology in
describing ill times, and puts little faith in it. The Apepy-Apophis family
he views as an Egyptian dynasty worshipping Set in Tanis and triumphing
over Upper Egypt. Associated in some way with these were the Khyan
group of Semitic truly " Hyksos " kings, who had probably been invited
to aid the Tanites, and Khyan himself ruled all Egypt as Auserre Apepi had
done. The discussion of the traditions and the other documents is very
full and contains many ingenious remarks. Journ. Asiatique, xme ser.
Tome xvi. pp. 247, 507 ; xvii. p. 5.

Sethe finds new allusions to the Hyksos in inscriptions of the XVlIIth
Dynasty, and would interpret the occurrences of the expression hequ-
khasut at that time as definitely referring to them. A.Z. xlvii. 73.

The second facsimile of Lieblein's Jiecherchcs sur Vhistoire et la
civilisation de Vancienne Egypte sketches the history of the New Kingdom
and of Dynasties XXI.-XXV., giving arguments for making Dyn. XXII.
contemporary with XXI. and XXIII. and in part with XX.

Evidence that the unidentified tomb 39 in the Valley of the Tombs of
the Kings is the tomb of Amenhotp I. Weigall, Ann. xi. 174.
Cartouche of Ahmasi-nefertere in the alabaster quarries of Wady Asyut.
id. ib. i. 176.

Gauthiee discusses the " First royal sons of Kekhab." All that are
known, seven in number, are recorded in two batches in one tomb at El
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