Karnak List (1.37A)
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Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Egyptian Canonical Compositions; Royal Focus; Historiography

1. Karnak List (1.37A)

A small chapel once stood in Thutmose III’s Akh–menu temple complex at Karnak. Over 150 years ago it was removed to the Louvre in Paris. While its list is offertory in nature, it is made up of seated figures of the kings with various regal titles before the cartouche. The names are grouped in eight parts, but the particular alignments are not always clear. The importance of…

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“Karnak List (1.37A)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 20 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_1_37A>



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