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The harem conspiracy : the murder of Ramesses III

Author: Susan Redford
Publisher: Dekalb : Northern Illinois University Press, ©2002.
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"For more than three thousand years, the mysterious events surrounding the death of Ramesses III have puzzled historians and students of ancient Egypt. Now, archaeologist Susan Redford investigates the circumstances of the ancient pharaoh's death - and discovers among the women of his harem the threads of a murder conspiracy." "From new translations of ancient papyri and careful reading of temple carvings, Redford  Read more...
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Redford, Susan.
Harem conspiracy.
Dekalb : Northern Illinois University Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)620103759
Named Person: Ramses, King of Egypt; Ramses, Ägypten Pharao.; Pharao III ) Ramses (Ägypten
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Redford
ISBN: 0875802958 9780875802954
OCLC Number: 48038405
Description: xxiv, 176 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Egypt's Imperial Age: An Historical Overview / Donald B. Redford --
Introduction : Evidence of a Conspiracy --
1. Murder at Court --
2. A House Divided --
3. The Royal Harem --
4. All the King's Men --
5. Mansion of Millions of Years --
6. "The Hawk Has Flown to Heaven" --
7. "United with Eternity" --
Epilogue: "Of Whom Is Pharaoh Still Master?" --
App. A. Dramatis Personae --
App. B. The Calendar.
Responsibility: Susan Redford.

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This publication looks at the mysterious events surrounding the death of Rameses III, and discovers among the women of his harem the threads of a murder conspiracy. It aims to prove of interest to  Read more...
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