The Song From the Tomb of King Intef (1.30)
(1,415 words)

Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Egyptian Canonical Compositions; Divine Focus; Harpers’ Songs

Commentary

The song is preserved in two New Kingdom copies. First, on pages vi, 2–vii, 3, of the Ramesside Papyrus Harris 500 (= P. British Museum 10060); and, second, carved on a wall of the tomb of Paatenemheb from Saqqara, now in Leiden, which dates from the reign of Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten). The latter copy, which is incomplete, is written abo…

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Lichtheim, Miriam, “The Song From the Tomb of King Intef (1.30)”, 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_30>



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