The Approaching End of Dynasty XII Ny-ma'at-Re Amenemhat III is the last all-powerful ruler of Dynasty 12. In his 46 years of rule (1845-1798 BCE) there are notable expeditions and settlements in the Sinai, monumental construction projects in Dahshur, Hawara and Biahmu. Wealth and power belong to the king. But all is not well within [...]

Hello all... Episode 48 is written and ready to be recorded, but I have a terrible head-cold at the moment. My first recording was terrible (sniffles and pops everywhere), so as soon as I can make a more acceptable recording the episode will be available. Episodes 2-A and 2-B will also be recorded very soon, [...]

Senuseret III (Part V): Bean Counters, Surveyors and Gossips From 1865-45 BCE Egypt is quiet. Senuseret III comes to the end of his reign in either regnal year 19, or regnal year 35(ish). The throne soon passes to his son, but things get a bit...complicated first. We meet Heqa-nakht, a rural landlord who left us with [...]