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OIP 136.

Medinet Habu IX. The Eighteenth Dynasty Temple, Part I: The Inner Sanctuaries
With Translations of Texts, Commentary, and Glossary

by The Epigraphic Survey

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With the present volume the Epigraphic Survey returns to its series of publications dedicated to the reliefs and inscriptions of the Medinet Habu complex, a series inaugurated in 1930 with the publication of the war scenes and earlier historical records from the mortuary temple of Ramesses III (Medinet Habu I. Earlier Historical Records of Ramses III, The Epigraphic Survey, Oriental Institute Publications 8, 1930). The Ramesside temple and the High Gate were to occupy the efforts of the Survey for the next four decades, ending in 1970 with the appearance of Medinet Habu VIII. In resuming the Medinet Habu series, the Survey initiates what is envisioned to be a sequence of five volumes documenting the Eighteenth Dynasty temple of Amun and subsequent additions thereto, beginning with this publication of the reliefs in the six innermost rooms of the temple. These chambers were begun during the coregency of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III and completed by the latter king during his sole reign.

  • Oriental Institute Publications 136
  • Chicago: The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 2009
  • ISBN-10: 1-885923-64-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-885923-64-6
  • Pp. xl + 92; 4 figures, 2 ground plans, 142 plates
  • $450

Revised: October 7, 2013

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