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K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Company, 1893 - Beni Hasan (Egypt)
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Page 27 - There was not a foreman of five from whom I took his men for the works. There was not a pauper around me, there was not a hungry man in my time. When there came years of famine, I arose. I ploughed all the fields of the Oryx nome, to its southern and its northern boundaries. I made its inhabitants live, making provision for them; there was not a hungry man in it, and I gave to the widow as to her that had a husband: nor did I favour the elder above the younger in all that I gave.
Page 59 - Turn himself; that he might set right that which he found ruined, and that which one city had taken from its sister city ; that he might cause one city to know its boundary with another city ; establishing their landmarks as heaven; reckoning their waters according to that which was in the writings, apportioning according to that which was in antiquity, of the greatness of his love of right. He...
Page 69 - Year six, under the majesty of Horus, the guide of the two lands, the king of Upper and Lower Egypt, Kha'kheper'ra, the number of Aamu brought by the son of the noble Khnenvhotep, on account of the kohl, Aamu of Shu, number amounting to 37
Page 26 - I was a possessor of favor, abounding in love, a ruler who loved his city. Moreover I passed years as ruler in the Oryx nome. All the works of the house of the King came into my hand. Behold, the superintendent of the gangs of the domains of the herdsmen of the Oryx nome gave me 3,000 bulls of their draught stock. I was praised for it in the house of the King each year of stock-taking. I rendered all their works to the King's house: there were no arrears to me in any of his offices.
Page 70 - Canoeing in the papyrus beds, the pools of wildfowl, the marshes and the streams, by the erpaprince, the Ла-prince, he who belongs to Nekhen, Tehutihetep.
Page 26 - ... favor which was shown him, but also tells us in detail of the capacity, goodness, charm, discretion, and insight by which he attached to himself the love and respect of the whole court, and of the people over whom he ruled and for whose well-being he cared. Ameny says: — I was a possessor of favor, abounding in love, a ruler who loved his city. Moreover I passed years as ruler in the Oryx nome. All the works of the house of the King came into my hand. Behold, the superintendent of the gangs...
Page 30 - This design is continued to the edges of the ceiling at the architrave and walls; but in the centre is a large rectangular space of a different pattern, crossed by the beam and bordered by two white lines enclosing a narrow black band, within which is a wavy white line. This space is divided transversely into three nearly equal compart ments.
Page 28 - Unique as a mighty hunter, the abode of the heart of the King. . . . Speaking the right when he judges between suitors, clear of speaking fraud, knowing how to proceed in the council of the elders, finding the knot in the skein. . . . Great of favors in the house of the King, contenting the heart on the day of making division, careful of his goings to his equals, gaining reverence on the day of weighing words, beloved of the officials of the palace.
Page 27 - ... away for the works. There was not a pauper around me, there was not a hungry man of my time. When there came years of famine, I arose and ploughed all the fields of the Oryx nome to its boundary south and north, giving life to its inhabitants, making its provisions. There was not a hungry man in it. I gave to the widow as to her that possessed a husband, and I favored not the elder above the younger in all that I gave. Thereafter great rises of the Nile took place, producing wheat and barley,...
Page 27 - ... the works of the king's house came into my hands. Behold he set me over the gangers of the lands of the herdsmen in the Oryx nome, and 3000 bulls of their draught stock. . . . Not a daughter of a poor man did I wrong, not a widow did I oppress, not a farmer did I oppose, not a herdsman did I hinder. There was not a foreman of five from whom I took his men for the works. There was not a pauper around me, there was not a hungry man in my time. When there came years of famine, I arose. I ploughed...

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