Senuseret III (Part V): Bean Counters, Surveyors and Gossips
From 1865-45 BCE Egypt is quiet. Senuseret III comes to the end of his reign in either regnal year 19, or regnal year 35(ish). The throne soon passes to his son, but things get a bit...complicated first.
We meet Heqa-nakht, a rural landlord who left us with a magnificent insight into his personal and business life.
We also meet Neferu-Ptah, easily the most enigmatic woman of the Twelfth Dynasty, and the Middle Kingdom as a whole.
Amenemhat III (Source: Wikipedia and the Neues Museum, Berlin).
The pectoral of Neferu-Ptah (Source: Touregypt.net).
The History of Egypt, as they described it, from the Dawn of Civilization to the Fall of the Roman Empire. A tale of love, legend, culture, exploration and war, told through the eyes of the ancients and their stories.