King Merneptah and Egyptian civilization facts
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We had previously told you about the tales of the most famous pharaohs and the most important things that have left us. Today we will also tell you about one of the sons of these great people.
Egyptian civilization facts about King Merneptah, son of King Ramses II
King Merneptah … is the 14th son of King Ramses II and the fourth king of the Nineteenth Dynasty. During his reign, the king made several military campaigns, most notably his campaign against the Libyans to help the peoples of the sea conquer Egypt.
Merneptah was between sixty-seven years old when he took over, moving the capital to Memphis. He built a palace next to the Ptah temple.
Egyptian civilization facts of the most important monuments left by King Merneptah: a stone monument erected by King Amenhotep III, recorded on one of the crises that occurred during his reign. And the Merneptah Plate discovered in 1896, the first time in history mentioning the name of Israel after they were defeated by King Merneptah. This painting was originally made by King Amenhotep III, and it is not yet known why King Merneptah did this. The most famous words in this painting are “Israel is lost; its seed does not grow”. The painting is now on display in the Egyptian Museum, which we have already discussed in detail.
when the tomb of King Merneptah was discovered
His tomb was discovered in the Valley of the Kings in 1898. When his mom was examined, he was found to have suffered from arthritis and atherosclerosis at the end of his life. He was said to have been more like his grandfather King City I than his father.
King Merneptah built a funerary temple next to the temple of King Amenhotep the Third. It is said that the temple stones were stolen from the temple of King Amenhotep III, and the temple is now completely destroyed but its layout is still standing.
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