By Miriam Lichtheim

Chronologically prepared translations of old Egyptian writings shed mild upon the advance of numerous literary kinds. Bibliogs.

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4. "God's land" was a vague designation of regions south and east of Egypt and included the land of Punt. 5. Keftiu is generally held to be Crete. '\5 (0 IS)I. some scholars identify it with Cyprus. in prelerence [0 the identifil'ation of Irs=Alasiya with Cyprus. e that the text here speaks of lands to the west of Egypt. which fits Crete hut not Cyprus. 6. See note 2. 7. urred in lines 4 and 8. " "renown"; examples for this meaning were assem· bled by 1- Spiegel in WZKM, M (1957), 191 n. It Horus victorious O\ler Seth.

One fine bronze war of mail belonging to that 34 ANCIENT EGYPl'IAN LITERATURE enemy. e coat of mail belonging to the prince of Megiddo. l r Leather i] cOats of mail belonging to his wretched army: 200. Bows: 502. Pules of mry-wood worked with silver from the Lent of that enemy: 7. And the army of [his majesty] had captured [cante belonging to this town] ------: 387. Cows: 1,929. Goats: 2,000. Sheep: 20,500. ; carried off afterward by the King from the household goods of the enemy of Yanoam, Inuges, and Herenkeru.

STELA OF AMEN HOTEP III From hj~ Mortuary Temple in Western Thebes Cairo Museum 34025 (Recto) Of black granite and over ten feet tall, the stela was set up in the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III which stood behind the so-called Colossi of Mcmnon. The text and scenes were detaced in the reign of Amenhotep I V but restored by orders ofSeti I. of his victory over the Libyans. dis­ covered in 1896. The recto shows Amenhotep III Ii bating to Amun in two symmctl'ical scenes. Below is the inscription in thirty-one lines.

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