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500 pages

Illustrated throughout in black & white

Published Oct 2015

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784911331

Digital: 9781784911348

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Archaeopress Egyptology 11

Rise of the Hyksos

Egypt and the Levant from the Middle Kingdom to the Early Second Intermediate Period

By Anna-Latifa Mourad

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Manetho's obscure reference to a race of invaders has been a constant source of debate and controversy. This book assesses the rise to power of the Hyksos, exploring the preliminary stages that enabled them to gain control over a portion of Egyptian territory and thus to merit a small mention in Manetho's history.



Section I: Studying the Hyksos Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Previous Scholarship Chapter 3: Ethnicity and its Representation Section II: Evidence for Contact Chapter 4: Tracing Asiatics in Egypt Chapter 5: Between Egypt and the Levant: The Eastern Desert Chapter 6: Contact with the Egyptian in the Levant Section III: Observations and Findings Chapter 7: Representing Asiatics and the Levant Chapter 8: Rulers of Foreign Lands Select Bibliography Appendix A : Translations Appendix B : Ambiguous Data from the Levant