How to Bury an Egyptian King. In 1530 BCE, Ahmose I is dead. It falls to his son, Djeser-ka-Re Amunhotep I to bury him. We explore an Egyptian funeral.   Direct Download (Save As mp3) Some of Ahmose's burial items: two small lions and a cartouche-shaped chest (Louvre, via Wikipedia). The valley of Dra Abu el-Naga (right), with [...]

The End of the Second Intermediate Period The Hyksos are on the run, pursued by King Ahmose I and his warriors. Into the lands of Palestine they go, towards their final confrontation at Sharuhen. Meanwhile, Queen Mother Ah-hotep leads the Theban army against a rebellion, in order to crush sedition and assert her family's dominance. Finally, [...]