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11. Divine King

11. Divine King - TheEgyp)ankingdivineorhuman...

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The Egyp)an king – divine or human?
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– kingship central and indispensable feature of Egyp)an civiliza)on
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Narmer – ca. 3,000 BCE
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Roman emperor as physically absent, but ritually needed "cul6c pharaoh": Marcus Aurelius (121‐180 CE) at Kom Ombo
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– kingship central and indispensable feature of Egyp)an civiliza)on – theological jus)fica)on: king con)nues the mythical kingship helf by the god Horus – maintains order and sustains Egypt's populace
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Myth about the origin of the Egyp)an kingship ("Contendings of Horus and Seth") – May reflect different poli)cal centres of early Egypt –
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Abydos Naqada/ Ombos: City of Seth Hierakonpolis: City of Horus Late 4 th millennium: Emergence of Egyp6an kingship & statehood
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Hierakonpolis / Nekhen
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Ombos / Naqada – centre of Seth worship Naqada: major regional culture of Upper Egypt from 3,500‐3,000 BCE
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Kissing = reconciled poli6cal powers AEer civil war in the 2 nd dynasty King Khasekehmui "Appearance of the Two Powers"
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Ideology of Egyptian Kingship ‐ king as living Horus; installed on earth to ensure order – mythical role vs. actual individuality maat = order vs. isfet = chaos ‐ ritual and political leadership Narmer c.3100 BCE Trajan 98-117 CE Dewen 2950 BCE
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Nine Bows = pd. t psd t
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The "Cannibal hymn" from the Egyp6an Pyramid texts
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