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 royal 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 Hysksos are defeated and on the run. King Ahmose I and his warriors pursue them into Palestine, for a final confrontation at Sharuhen. Meanwhile, Queen Ahhotep leads the Theban army against a rebellion in the southern lands. Finally, the Thebans must rally against an environmental disaster, as the gods unleash a sudden [...]