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Causing His Name To Live (Culture and History of the Ancient by author, Peter J. Brand, Louise Cooper

By author, Peter J. Brand, Louise Cooper

Essays in reminiscence of William J. Murnane (1945-2000) honor his life-long commitment to Egyptian epigraphy and heritage. reports provided right here mirror his pursuits in Egyptian historical past, specially the Amarna interval, and within the epigraphic documentation and old research of the monuments of historic Thebes.

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This supersedes my arguments in JARCE 25 (1988), 121-26. B. Redford, Akhenaten, the Heretic King (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984), 79. 26 It is nonetheless possible that the coffin originally contained the body of Akhenaten when it was moved to KV 55. The alteration of the text on the foot, changing an address to Akhenaten by Nefertiti into one of Akhenaten himself to Re-Harakhti (see n. 24, above) could have been made at that time, prompted by the removal of the coffin from the royal sarcophagus, on whose corners Nefertiti is depicted.

From the coregent’s cartouche does not necessarily argue against this identification. It may have been considered inappropriate for a king’s nomen but could also have been otiose after the death of the senior Neferneferuaten. The date of Nefertiti’s death is unknown; her last appearance is in the scenes in Room gamma described above, sometime after her last dated appearance in Regnal Year 12. It has been argued that she survived until the end of Akhenaten’s reign or even beyond (see Gabolde, D’Akhenaton à Toutânkhamon, p.

60 The chief difficulty with Meritaten’s candidacy is the fact that her cartouche appears with the title jmt-nswt wrt “Chief Queen” in conjunction with those of both the coregent Neferneferuaten and Smenkhkare (in the latter instance also with their figures). 61 Overlooked in the discussion of the coregent’s identity is the significance of her nomen, Neferneferuaten—although this was adduced by proponents of Nefertiti as evidence for her candidacy, since she used that name as part of her own from at least Akhenaten’s Regnal Year 5 onward.

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