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Martin Stower Wrote:
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> Yes: “five cartouche of Khufu”:
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> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwFwCYHoWpA&t=37m21s
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> Why on earth is there no proper report of this?

Yeah, quite disappointing. I had to dig deep to find even that which otherwise I found nothing beyond the original press blurb of the one. You'd think the discovery of these cartouches would be even more significant than the boat.

Regardless, sorry people-no Vyse forgery here.

I am curious though, in your opinion, what does it say to you that Djedefre's cartouche (throne name) and Golden Horus name would be found along with the Khufu cartouches? We are given this idea that a pharaoh ruled, died, and only after a new pharaoh took over, but in the last years of a kings life they may not have been capable of rule. Co-regency has always been a possibility in the early Dynastic period so I am left to wonder if we are seeing the end of Khufu's reign in which Djedefre had assumed kingship.

I think too the dates found make little sense if Khufu was still pharaoh. Khufu I we have only Djedefre who is generally accepted to be king at the time which the date found there would refer to either the 11th or 22nd year of his reign. Khufu II we have 5 Khufu cartouches yet mentioned is the 14th year of the harvest (not cattle count?) which is presumed to be of Khufu's reign. The Merer diary notes presumably the 27th of Khufu's reign so he ruled at least that long. This means Dejedfre would not be king supposedly for at least another 14yrs or so and did not cover Khufu I until at least the 11th year of his reign, perhaps 22nd, leaving a roughly 25-36yr gap between the two. This makes no sense. What does make sense, however, if the 11th year of Djedfre's reign is accepted and the 14th year found in Khufu II is also credited to Djedefre meaning he would have worked on Khufu II a mere three years after Khufu I.

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G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 1955 Thanos5150 01-Nov-18 02:52
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 284 Dr. Troglodyte 01-Nov-18 16:15
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 255 Thanos5150 02-Nov-18 01:27
Khufu II vs Khufu I 305 Dr. Troglodyte 06-Nov-18 00:50
Re: Khufu II vs Khufu I 389 Thanos5150 06-Nov-18 06:57
Re: Khufu II vs Khufu I 267 Martin Stower 06-Nov-18 19:21
Re: Khufu II vs Khufu I 227 Spiros 06-Nov-18 21:14
Re: Khufu II vs Khufu I 246 Martin Stower 06-Nov-18 23:05
Re: Khufu II vs Khufu I 240 Thanos5150 06-Nov-18 23:34
Re: Khufu II vs Khufu I 283 Martin Stower 06-Nov-18 23:55
Re: Khufu II vs Khufu I 229 Thanos5150 07-Nov-18 01:55
Off topic 242 Hanslune 07-Nov-18 03:32
Misnomers [?] 255 Dr. Troglodyte 07-Nov-18 18:31
Re: Misnomers [?] 240 Martin Stower 07-Nov-18 18:38
Re: Misnomers [?] 236 Dr. Troglodyte 07-Nov-18 18:59
Re: Misnomers [?] 227 Martin Stower 07-Nov-18 19:16
Re: Misnomers [?] 264 Manu 07-Nov-18 21:28
Re: Misnomers [?] 231 Dr. Troglodyte 07-Nov-18 22:39
Re: Misnomers [?] 259 Martin Stower 07-Nov-18 23:33
Re: Misnomers [?] 224 Dr. Troglodyte 07-Nov-18 23:45
Re: Misnomers [?] 246 Manu 07-Nov-18 23:58
Re: Misnomers [?] 269 Martin Stower 08-Nov-18 12:30
Re: Misnomers [?] 217 Thanos5150 09-Nov-18 18:30
Re: Misnomers [?] 223 Thanos5150 07-Nov-18 23:54
Re: Khufu II vs Khufu I 265 Morten 11-Nov-18 00:55
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 234 Spiros 01-Nov-18 18:51
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 258 Thanos5150 02-Nov-18 01:44
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 281 Morten 02-Nov-18 02:42
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 290 Thanos5150 02-Nov-18 04:57
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 273 Morten 02-Nov-18 10:46
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 244 Thanos5150 02-Nov-18 20:48
Anyone who cites Rigano can't be too far wrong n/t 244 cladking 02-Nov-18 21:04
Re: Anyone who cites Rigano can't be too far wrong n/t 273 Martin Stower 06-Nov-18 19:37
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 337 Graham Chase 02-Nov-18 21:24
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 309 Thanos5150 06-Nov-18 03:25
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 237 Eddie Larry 06-Nov-18 04:28
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 233 Thanos5150 07-Nov-18 02:30
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 232 Eddie Larry 07-Nov-18 02:40
Maybe stating the obvious but.... 279 Warwick 13-Nov-18 17:25
Re: Maybe stating the obvious but.... 267 Martin Stower 13-Nov-18 18:17
Re: Giza Map 313 Thanos5150 15-Nov-18 00:27
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 266 Thanos5150 28-Dec-18 05:14
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 302 Thanos5150 28-Dec-18 06:29


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