Rise and fall of the Twelfth Dynasty noble family of El-Qusiya

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The article deals with the succession of the governors of El-Qusiya Wekhhotep son of Iam (tomb A3), Senbi I (tomb B1), Wekhhotep I (tomb B2), Senbi II (tomb B3), Wekhhotep II (tomb B4) and Wekhhotep III (tomb C1). The architecture, scenes and inscriptions in their tombs were analyzed in order to place them in chronological order. The titles held and certain scenes were examined in order to throw light on the end of this family, probably under Senwesret III. A comparison with the contemporary situation in other provinces was also made.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDust, demons and pots
Subtitle of host publicationstudies in honour of Colin A. Hope
EditorsAshten R. Warfe, James C. R. Gill, Caleb R. Hamilton, Amy J. Pettman, David A. Stewart
Place of PublicationLeuven
PublisherPeeters Publishers
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9789042941373
ISBN (Print)9789042941366
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Publication series

NameOrientalia Lovaniensia Analecta
PublisherPeeters Publishers
ISSN (Print)0777-978X


  • administration
  • ancient Egypt
  • Middle Kingdom
  • chronology


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