Part Carter MSS vi.4.1 - Royal genealogy. Late 18th Dynasty: 'Heretic Family' (Amarna Period)

Carter MSS vi.4.1.2
Howard Carter's genealogical table for kings of the late 18th Dynasty, aligning regnal dates for Amenophis III, Amenophis IV, Smenkhkare and Tutankhamun.

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Carter MSS vi.4.1

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Royal genealogy. Late 18th Dynasty: 'Heretic Family' (Amarna Period)

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  • c. 1922-1939 (Creation)

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(1874-1939)

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Howard Carter's manuscript and typescript records on the 'Heretic Family' (Amarna period kings), part of Carter's records on the royal genealogy of the late 18th Dynasty. This group includes:

  • Typewritten genealogical table (folding) for Amenophis III (Amenhotep III), Amenophis IV (Amenhotep IV; Akhenaton; Ikhnaton), Smenkhkare, and Tutankhamun. Accompanied by 5 typewritten pages of accompanying notes, incorporating the comments of Dr Douglas Derry and Carter
  • Typewritten table with dates of accession and death for 18th Dynasty kings, excluding Neferneferuaten and Haremhab (Horemheb). - Accompanied by several pages of manuscript notes on regnal years, relevant bibliography, and miscellaneous notes
  • Letter to Carter from H. E. Winlock, dated 20-12-1925, regarding a discussion on Tutankhamun's parentage
  • Notes on dated monuments of Amenophis IV (Amenhotep IV; Akhenaton; Ikhnaton)
  • Letter to Carter from P. E. Newberry, dated 20-12-1931, responding to Carter's enquiry whether Amenophis III (Amenhotep III) had a son named Thutmose, off-print enclosed of Newberry, Percy E. 1928. 'The sons of Tuthmosis IV'. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 14 (1/2), pp. 82-85 figs pl. xii (OEB 146401).

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