28 min

172: Wise Like Thoth The History of Egypt Podcast

    • History

Horemheb's favourite god. Throughout his life, Horemheb commissioned monuments and artefacts that honoured Djehuty (Thoth). As a courtier, then a King, Horemheb showed a certain favour towards this god. Why did he like this god, in particular, and what do these artefacts tell us about Horemheb as a person?
Logo image: Horemheb as a Scribe, statue in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.Read the Hymn to Thoth at the Metropolitan Museum of Art website.Episode details at www.egyptianhistorypodcast.com.Music interludes by Luke Chaos, Hathor Systrum, and Keith Zizza.
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Horemheb's favourite god. Throughout his life, Horemheb commissioned monuments and artefacts that honoured Djehuty (Thoth). As a courtier, then a King, Horemheb showed a certain favour towards this god. Why did he like this god, in particular, and what do these artefacts tell us about Horemheb as a person?
Logo image: Horemheb as a Scribe, statue in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.Read the Hymn to Thoth at the Metropolitan Museum of Art website.Episode details at www.egyptianhistorypodcast.com.Music interludes by Luke Chaos, Hathor Systrum, and Keith Zizza.
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

28 min

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