Reflections on the Reign of Ramesses VI *

  title={Reflections on the Reign of Ramesses VI *},
  author={A. A. Amer},
  journal={The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology},
  pages={66 - 70}
  • A. A. Amer
  • Published 1985
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  • The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology
HITHERTO the history of the reign of Ramesses VI has not received much attention in histories of Egypt, except for Cerny's account in the Cambridge Ancient History:' While he threw some light on part of this reign, it is perhaps possible to add some further details. In Western Thebes, the opening of the new reign was announced by the vizier himself, that Nebmasatree Amenhirkhopshef, Ramesses beloved of Amiin (etc.), had arisen as ruler, to be greeted with the appropriate rejoicing by the royal… Expand
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Bearing a similar name to the statue at Aniba ('Ramesses VI, son of Amlin
    Graffiti de La montagne thebaine, IV (1), 45; KRI
      There is Khasemhedjet, uncle of the scribe of that name: cf. Cerny
        evidently a successor of Neferronpet (who had already served under Ramesses IV and V)