Issue 1, 2021

R. A. Orekhov

'Gimny diademam': k voprosu o vremeni sostavleniia [‘Hymns to diadems’: to the issue of its creation]

In the paper circumstances of so called ‘Hymns to diadems’ (pMoskau 314) creation are discussed. The author supposes that these hymns are a part of a coronation ceremony, as a result of which Fayoum lands passed from Sebekh to Amenemhet III. Amenemhet III became Sebekh of the Shedet, Hor staying in Shedet, and a loyal ruler of the Fayoum. It is interesting that Sebekh transfers his rights not as a patron deity, but as a king. The reason of appearance of this rite was anormal Nile floods, which forced Amenemhet III to search for means of dealing with them.

‘Hymns to diadems’, Fayoum, Sebekh, Amenemhet III, A. Erman, B. A. Turaev, M. Bommas, M. Zecchi.

Original language — Russian.

DOI: 10.24412/2686-9276-2021-00006.

Referring: Orekhov R. A., ‘Hymns to diadems’: to the issue of its creation [in Russian] // Egypt and neighbouring countries 1 (2021): 66–78. DOI: 10.24412/2686-9276-2021-00006.

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