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Volume 7 ,issue 1 | Winter and Spring 2017 | Pages : 11-16

THE CONNOTATION OF THE EXPRESSION rnpt n nA Htyw ''YEAR OF THE HYENAS" IN THE LATE OF THE TWENTIETH DYNASTY

Document Type: Original article

DOI: 10.21608/EJARS.2017.6824

pages: 11-16

Authors:
Selim, A.
Egyptology dept., Faculty of Archaeology, Cairo Univ., Cairo, Egypt.

Abstract:
This paper sheds light on the expression rnpt n nA Htyw ''Year of the Hyenas" as a sign of the famine that afflicted Egypt in the Late New kingdom, the related texts, and troubles in the Late Ramesside period. It also addresses the civil war during the reign of Ramses XI at the end of the 20th dynasty, mainly caused by Panehsy, pharaoh's viceroy in Kush, who rebelled against the pharaoh.

Keywords:
Famine; Civil war; Flood; Hyena; Fluctuation in prices; Late Ramesside period

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