Egypt, Sikora, Macquarie University discussed on Conversations



Sikora that's neat car. So in fact macquarie university in sydney. Doug an unresolved twenty-six tennessee to him there in all about twenty years ago and found it very similar sort of coffin. So i think it's likely that it's from sikora. It's absolutely from egypt. But we're not quite sure what what we know about this time. That the confidence from this era of egyptian history this is. This is like the end of the light. This is the light period of ancient egypt. Isn't it yeah so if you're going to textbook scholars will call it. The light period. I mean it's not a huge amount of imaginations going into that. But it's i find this the more irate about this period the fascinating it seems to me why so up until now egypt. Spain ruled for the previous couple of hundred years by these syrian empire. So the empire that came marching down out of northern iraq. Mosel that that area and then be syrians. Were trait an egypt is left offending ruling itself for the first time. And what would be the loss. Time for wolf really in its incident. I ancient past so after this period. The the The babylonians the greeks a whole persians. All coming in in egypt conquered and ruled ryan's exactly but this twenty-six dynasties is one kind of lost last guy. This lost fluorescence of indigenous local egyptian rule. And what it means to be egyptian is really being questioned by its rules and the they costing back to the glory days of the new kingdom tutankhamun at chips and all of that sort of stuff and then it's like they've read the music. I haven't quite heard applied so the the taking these old burial customs these all temporary temple rituals and they're drawing on them and building into culture of the twenty sixth dynasty. But the doing differently. So there's a huge period of innovation as well and i mean think of the.

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