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The Aamu of Shu in the Tomb of Khnumhotep II at Beni Hassan

@article{Kamrin2009TheAO,
  title={The Aamu of Shu in the Tomb of Khnumhotep II at Beni Hassan},
  author={Janice Kamrin},
  journal={Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections},
  year={2009},
  volume={1},
  pages={22-36}
}
  • Janice Kamrin
  • Published 2009
  • History
  • Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections
This paper addresses the well- known scene of “Asiatics” in the tomb of Khnumhotep II at Beni Hassan (tomb BH 3), which an associated inscription dates to Year 6 of Senusret II (ca. 1897–1878 bce). Many scholars have studied this scene and come to a variety of conclusions about the original home of the foreigners represented and the specific reason for their apparent visit to Egypt. These various theories are discussed and evaluated herein through a detailed review of the scene’s individual… Expand
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