The Armant Stela of Thutmose III (2.2C)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Egyptian Monumental Inscriptions; Royal Inscriptions; Eighteenth Dynasty Inscriptions

Commentary

The Armant Stela of Thutmose III was discovered in the temple of Montu at Armant, near ancient Thebes. The inscription can be classified as a summary or collection (sḥwy) of the king’s athletic prowess, and it recalls the heroic events of the first campaign. “Summaries” are well attested as a scribal reporting device.1 As with the Annals and the Gebel Barkal Ste…

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Hoffmeier, James K., “The Armant Stela of Thutmose III (2.2C)”, 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_2_2C>



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