Thutmose III's First Lunar Date

  title={Thutmose III's First Lunar Date},
  author={G. Lello},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  pages={327 - 330}
  • G. Lello
  • Published 1978
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
THUTMOSE III's lunar dates are, of course, of great importance, since, ultimately, they must determine the accurate placement of Egypt's Eighteenth Dynasty. The first of these dates (coincidental with the Battle of Megiddo and recorded in Thutmose's Campaign Annals) has been widely accepted for years by Egyptologists as a firm and accurate piece of evidence.1 Then, in 1942, Faulkner, during the course of a paper, "The Battle of Megiddo," suggested that the generally accepted date-the 21st of… Expand


Thutmose III's Accession and the Beginning of the New Kingdom
  • E. Wente
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
  • 1975
  • 17