Episode 33: Revivals and Regencies

Amenemhat I (Part II): Father and Son.

Amenemhat is a man of innovation and change. Having secured his rule over the Two Lands, he establishes a new capital city: Itj-tawy Amenemhat, a.k.a. “Amenemhat seizes the Two Lands.” Talk about aggressive branding!

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Senuseret I (Source: Altes Museum, Berlin, #1206, via Wikipedia).


The deceased soldiers of Montuhotep II’s reign (some debate on the timing). (Source: Brown University).


Wolfram Grajetzki. Court Officials of the Egyptian Middle Kingdom. 2009.

Gay Robins. The Art of Ancient Egypt. 2008.

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