Thutmose III's Accession and the Beginning of the New Kingdom

@article{Wente1975ThutmoseIA,
  title={Thutmose III's Accession and the Beginning of the New Kingdom},
  author={Edward F. Wente},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  year={1975},
  volume={34},
  pages={265 - 272}
}
  • E. Wente
  • Published 1 October 1975
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
RECENTLY Donald B. Redford has suggested that the accession of Thutmose III may have occurred in 1504 B.C. rather than in 1490 B.C., the date most commonly accepted in current chronologies of the New Kingdom.1 Although I have reservations regarding the authenticity of the document which he has published giving a Year 16 date for Haremhab's first campaign of victory from Byblos to Carchemish, his exhortation for us to reconsider the date of Thutmose III's accession is justified, especially in… 
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