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Khnumhotep II ("Khnum is pleased") was an ancient Egyptian Great Chief of the Oryx nome (the 16th nome of Upper Egypt) during the reign of pharaohs Amenemhat II and Senusret II of the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom (20th century BCE). [1]

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Abydos, Egypt

Abydos is one of the oldest cities of ancient Egypt, and also of the eighth nome in Upper Egypt, of which it was the capital city.

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Amenemhat II

Nubkaure Amenemhat II was the third pharaoh of the Twelfth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt, born to Senusret I and his chief wife, Queen Neferu.

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Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient Northeastern Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River in what is now the modern country of Egypt.

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Anubis (or; Ἄνουβις) is the Greek name of a god associated with mummification and the afterlife in ancient Egyptian religion, usually depicted as a canine or a man with a canine head.

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An autobiography (from the Greek, αὐτός-autos self + βίος-bios life + γράφειν-graphein to write) is a written account of the life of a person written by that person.

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Beni Hasan

Beni Hasan (also written as Bani Hasan, or also Beni-Hassan) (بني حسن) is an Ancient Egyptian cemetery site.

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Cynopolis (Greek for "city of the dog") was the name for two ancient Egyptian cities.

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Eastern Desert

The Eastern Desert is the section of Sahara Desert east of the Nile River, between the river and the Red Sea.

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El Kab

El Kab is an Upper Egyptian site on the east bank of the Nile at the mouth of Wadi Hillal, about 80 km south of Luxor, consisting of prehistoric and pharaonic settlements, rock-cut tombs of the early 18th Dynasty (1550–1295 BC), remains of temples dating from the Early Dynastic period (3100–2686 BC) to the Ptolemaic period (332–30 BC), as well as part of the walls of a Coptic monastery.

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False door

A false door is an artistic representation of a door which does not function like a real door.

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A flail is an agricultural tool used for threshing to separate grains from their husks.

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George Willoughby Fraser

George Willoughby Fraser (baptized August 5, 1866 – November 24, 1923) was an English civil engineer who operated at the service of the Egypt Exploration Fund.

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A harpoon is a long spear-like instrument used in fishing, whaling, sealing, and other marine hunting to catch fish or large marine mammals such as whales.

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Hathor (or; Egyptian:; in Άθωρ, meaning "mansion of Horus")Hathor and Thoth: two key figures of the ancient Egyptian religion, Claas Jouco Bleeker, pp.

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Ḥaty-a was an ancient Egyptian rank and title given to local princes, mayors, or governors.

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High steward

The high steward (also called chief steward or great overseer of the house; Egyptian: imi-r pr wr) was an important official at the royal court in Ancient Egypt in the Middle Kingdom and in the New Kingdom.

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The Hyksos (or; Egyptian heqa khaseshet, "ruler(s) of the foreign countries"; Greek Ὑκσώς, Ὑξώς) were a mixed group of Asiatic people from Western Asia who took over the eastern Nile Delta, ending the Thirteenth Dynasty of Egypt and initiating the Second Intermediate Period.

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Khnum (also spelled Khnemu) was one of the earliest Egyptian deities, originally the god of the source of the Nile River.

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Khnumhotep I

Khnumhotep I ("Khnum is pleased") was an ancient Egyptian Great Chief of the Oryx nome (the 16th nome of Upper Egypt) during the reign of pharaoh Amenemhat I of the 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom (early 20th century BCE).

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Khnumhotep III

Khnumhotep III (sometimes simply vizier Khnumhotep) was an Ancient Egyptian high steward and vizier of the 12th Dynasty.

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Maat or Ma'at was the ancient Egyptian concept of truth, balance, order, law, morality, and justice.

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Marriage of state

A marriage of state in ancient use is a diplomatic marriage or union between two members of different nation-states or internally, between two power blocks, usually in authoritarian societies and is a practice which dates back into pre-history, as far back as early Grecian cultures in western society, and of similar antiquity in other civilizations.

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Middle Kingdom of Egypt

The Middle Kingdom of Egypt (also known as The Period of Reunification) is the period in the history of ancient Egypt between about 2000 BC and 1700 BC, stretching from the establishment of the Eleventh Dynasty to the end of the Twelfth Dynasty, although some writers include the Thirteenth and Fourteenth dynasties in the Second Intermediate Period.

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Nomarchs (Ancient Egyptian: heri-tep a'a) were the semi-feudal rulers of Ancient Egyptian provinces.

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Old Kingdom of Egypt

The Old Kingdom is the name given to the period in the 3rd millennium BC when Egypt attained its first continuous peak of civilization – the first of three so-called "Kingdom" periods, which mark the high points of civilization in the lower Nile Valley (the others being Middle Kingdom and the New Kingdom).

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Oryx nome

The Oryx nome (Egyptian: Ma-hedj) was one of the 42 nomoi (administrative divisions) - the Egyptian term sepat - in ancient Egypt, more precisely the 16th nome of Upper Egypt.

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Osiris (alternatively Ausir, Asiri or Ausar, among other spellings), was an Egyptian god, usually identified as the god of the afterlife, the underworld and the dead.

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In Egyptian mythology, Pakhet, Egyptian Pḫ.t, meaning she who scratches (also spelt Pachet, Pehkhet, Phastet, and Pasht) is a lioness goddess of war.

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Percy Newberry

Percy Edward Newberry (23 April 1869 – 7 August 1949) was a British Egyptologist.

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A portico (from Italian) is a porch leading to the entrance of a building, or extended as a colonnade, with a roof structure over a walkway, supported by columns or enclosed by walls.

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Senusret II

Khakheperre Senusret II was the fourth pharaoh of the Twelfth Dynasty of Egypt.

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Throwing stick

The throwing stick or throwing club is one of the first weapons used by early humans and cultures all around the world.

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Treasurer (Ancient Egypt)

The Treasurer (or often also translated as Chancellor) in Ancient Egypt is the modern translation of the title imi-r ḫtmt (word by word: Overseer of the Seal or Overseer of sealed things).

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Twelfth Dynasty of Egypt

The Twelfth Dynasty of ancient Egypt (Dynasty XII), is often combined with the Eleventh, Thirteenth and Fourteenth Dynasties under the group title Middle Kingdom.

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Upper Egypt

Upper Egypt (صعيد مصر, shortened to الصعيد /) is the strip of land, on both sides of the Nile valley, that extends between Nubia, and downriver (northwards) to Lower Egypt.

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Vizier (Ancient Egypt)

The vizier was the highest official in Ancient Egypt to serve the king, or pharaoh during the Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms.

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Wolfram Grajetzki

Wolfram Grajetzki (born 1950) in Berlin is a German born Egyptologist.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khnumhotep_II

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