The Rage of Horemheb: Traditionalism for the Greater Glory of the Egyptian State – Part II | Ancient Origins Members Site


The Rage of Horemheb: Traditionalism for the Greater Glory of the Egyptian State – Part II

The Rage of Horemheb: Traditionalism for the Greater Glory of the Egyptian State – Part II

Horemheb was no run-of-the-mill general, but a true nationalist at heart. The demise of King Aye was a watershed moment, insofar as getting the country back on track wholeheartedly was concerned. With no opposition to him or his ideals; Horemheb paved the way for a greater Egypt than that which had gone before.

(Read Part I here)

When he came to the throne, Pharaoh Horemheb lost no time in dismantling the Amarna religious apparatus; and with it, the memory of those who were involved in the promotion of Atenism. Here, the king is depicted in a wall relief on the back of the Second Pylon at Karnak Temple. Image of Tutankhamun, with cartouches usurped by Horemheb, on the inner face of the west gateway into the Colonnade Hall of Luxor Temple.

When he came to the throne, Pharaoh Horemheb lost no time in dismantling the Amarna religious apparatus; and with it, the memory of those who were involved in the promotion of Atenism. Here, the king is depicted in a wall relief on the back of the Second Pylon at Karnak Temple. Image of Tutankhamun, with cartouches usurped by Horemheb, on the inner face of the west gateway into the Colonnade Hall of Luxor Temple.


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