By Erik Hornung, Rolf Krauss, David A. Warburton

This quantity offers with the chronology of historical Egypt from the fourth millennium until eventually the Hellenistic interval. An preliminary part stories the rules of Egyptian chronology, either historic and sleek, from annals and kinglists to C14 analyses of archaeological info. experts talk about assets, assemble lists of identified dates, and examine biographical info within the part dedicated to relative chronology. The editors are liable for the ultimate part, which makes an attempt a synthesis of the total variety of accessible facts to reach at replacement absolute chronologies. the potential readership comprises experts in close to jap and Aegean reviews in addition to Egyptologists.

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VII Gardiner col. VIII Includes Frg. 105+108 (Gardiner, col. IX), Frg. 138 (Gardiner, col. X) and unnumbered fragments (Gardiner, col. 13–21) Gardiner col. XI 6 Thus, for instance, the names of ten late OK kings are lost from TC and the damaged writings of the names of two following kings are intact in the Abydos List. 7 For the new arrangement of the SIP section (columns 7–11) see Ryholt, Situation, 69–75, 94–97, 118–119, 151–159, 163–165. w):8 c. 1½ columns Cols. 1-2 (bottom) c. ½ column Cols.

7 But even if cited events did not actually occur, the year itself may be accepted as fact. 8 A definitive reconstruction of the Annals as a whole is not possible, and their value for the Early Dynastic period is problematic. A revision of the most recent attempt at reconstruction is made further below. South Saqqara Stone and Later Annals Annals of Dyn. 6 were inscribed on both sides of a slab measuring ca. 226 × 92 cms that was reused as a sarcophagus lid. At that time the 4 5 6 7 8 Clagett, Science I, 48.

A complex and interlinked genealogy might overcome this possibility but such genealogies are rare. The use of genealogies in chronological research is limited by several factors. The most important of these is the lack of documentation. This is especially true of those periods when the chronology is most uncertain. In other periods, abundant documentation can lead to confusion as the same names are used repeatedly and identification of different generations may be uncertain. The documentation normally only refers to the elite families although occasionally at such places as Kahun or Deir el-Medina, information on lower-ranking families is forthcoming.

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