Secrets of Ancient Egypt: Murder Mysteries
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This Blog "Secrets of Ancient Egypt" was started 19. September 2008 under the name "Mysteries of Ancient Egypt"

Behold, the Secrets of Ancient Egypt, the land that the universe created when the cosmos made the Nile. As the Queen of the constellations raised herself above the two horizons and declared her name as Sirius, so did the jubilation of life occur, meanwhile her husband the Egyptian constellation of Orion stands guard by her.

The articles that you find here, investigates all the mysteries that lies hidden in the ancient desert sand, specifically their spiritual nature which began among the stars.

While I worked in Egypt I quickly saw something more than the guides would talk about.
Like I would say to my guests before entering a temple, "I can give you the regular guide story, which last 40 min, and then you can walk around by yourself? Or..."

"I can give you everything I've got, meaning I will tell you the details, and anything you point to, I will explain. I will use up all of your time, and still have a lot to say. the choice is yours".
- Guess which one they picked, always :)

You could say that this blog is based on that concept, of giving you everything I've got, on what ever topic from this ancient land.

Mysterious objects, that either moves or sings, are studied in more detail. I can guarantee you a journey which you haven't seen before, from below the ground to up among the stars.

The Pyramid builders that left empty sarcophagus and a knowledge which no one have been able to imitate since...
A peculiar and mysterious thing, is also the fact that what we have from the Pyramid Builders are in stone not papyrus manuscripts. Their spiritual belief was written into the stones.

The mysteries of Edgar Cayce are also looked into, as well as the case of the Emerald tablets.

Furthermore you have a unique opportunity to read more about individual stars and constellations of ancient Egypt, known under the name of the Decans.

This blog goes extensively into different subjects from this holy land, and takes you on a real as well as truthful journey into the magical land of the great ancient Egyptians.

The Emerald tablets articles can be found under the label Hermes Trismegitus, there are more than one article about each subject, and it is for that reason that they are arranged into label categories.

You can also use the list below, turning the pages to see illustrating images of each article.
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By WindBlowerTM

The Mysterious Disappearance of Queen Nefertiti

Theories of Nefertiti's Disappearance

She was considered the most beautiful woman of her time, and she would prove herself to be much more than yet another pretty face. Queen Nefertiti was a very strong woman and her background is as mysterious as her being.

Mysterious Disappearance of Queen Nefertiti.

Where to locate Queen Nefertiti in ancient Egyptian History

Queen Nefertiti was married to Akhenaton (Amenhotep IV) whom is said to be the father of Tutankhamun which means that she was Tutankhamuns stepmother.

As she was the wife of Akhenaton whom ruled Egypt between 1350 and 1334 B.C. (Before Christ), we can place her to pretty much to the same time between 1350 and 1334 B.C.

Queen Nefertiti was born around 100 years after the Great Pharaoh/Queen Hatshepsut and 100 years before the days of Seti I and his son Ramesses II.

If I had to explain how Queen Nefertiti and Akhenaton changed the ancient Egyptian world, this would become a book post. But you most probably already know about the scope of the story, namely they moved the capital and changed the religion, which off course caused a lot of problems for the priest, pretty much making them unemployed.

This is not a post detailing the events that happened, but I do suspect that these events were exactly the reason for what happened next.

Theories of the Disappearance of queen Hatshepsut

A big and quite interesting question to pose in regards to Queen Nefertiti and her husband Akhenaton is, why did they change things so radically? Akhenaton seems to have followed the old ways as a child, then suddenly everything flips 180 degrees.

Queen Nefertiti just stops being mentioned from the year 13 in Akhenaton's rule, and now their temples are battered ruins. There are so many questions about this family, especially from Akhenaton's time and onwards in their kingdom.

There are some theories that she is the pharaoh Smenkhare, but many seem to disagree on this point, and since no real evidence so fare proves one or the other, this must be left open to future debates.

It is most logical that she has died, but under what circumstance is unknown.

Personal note:

In the Boston museum there exists a block of stone with a relief of Nefertiti, but it is quite different that other reliefs. On it we see Queen Nefertiti depicted in a large boat, with her own image at the end of some big paddles. 

Queen Nefertiti is seen standing in the Pharaohs position smiting a captive, which we normally see in regards to the pharaohs wars. In the relief she shows a clear war like nature, but I have never seen Akhenaton in such a pose. 

Their roles seem to have been reversed, in that Akhenaton seems more feminine like and Queen Nefertiti seems very masculine in her nature.

This could be proof of what kind of fate she might have had. She defiantly angered a lot of priests, whom were used to things in a different manner. 

Her own father's position as Vizier could also have added to the conflict between the kingdom and the priesthood. It is very obvious that the priests didn't care for her, because there is not a lot of her personal things found, and those that are found in others graves, indicating a clear lack of interest in keeping her and her things together, which was essential for the afterlife in those days.

I know that there was a lot that I did not mention, because as I said that would be equal to a books length. I simply try to give you information that is not mentioned even thou its true, let's call it a different angle on that ancient history, than the regular guide book.

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By WindBlowerTM

The Murder of Amenemhet I and the Lost Millingen Papyrus

The 12 Dynasty began with the pharaoh Amenemhet I, he ruled between 1991 B.C - 1962 B.C, almost 4000 years ago.

The 200 years or more before the rule of Amenemhet I had been filled with wars, so Amenemhet I task was not a small one, especially considering he was not of royal blood.
But he was indeed in a very good position to take advantages of the turmoil in the kingdom. He is said to have been the vizier of Pharaoh Mentuhotep III. Amenemhet I was also known as Ameny and Ammenemes, he would come to reign for 30 years, and brought a large amount of stability to the country.

To be very honest about this, Amenemhet I gathered together a large army and over threw the pharaoh. But it is also said that he did not stop there, Amenemhet I would not rest until all his rivals were dead. Beginning ones ruler ship through the means of a cup will defiantly give birth to new enemies.
And one night Amenemhet I felt the hunter's breath near his bed.

The Murder of Amenemhet I and The Lost Millingen Papyrus

The Milligen papyrus is lost today, but before it mysteriously disappeared it was copied. It is a very unusual text, because it is a text that was seen as written by Amenemhet I (after his death), to his son Senwosret, about his own murder. It should be seen as a political propaganda poem.
The beginning of the Instruction given by his Majesty the King of Upper and Lower Egypt, Seheteo-ib-Re, son of Re, Amenemhet, justified, when he spoke revealing truth to his son, the Lord of all, He said:

"You who have risen as a god, Give heed to what I (Amenemhet I) shall say to you, So that you may reign over the land, rile the shores (of the Nile), And bring about an abundance of what is good and beneficial.

Maintain your vigilance against those who should be subordinate to you, But who turn out not to be so, Men in whose loyalty one can place no trust; Do not let yourself be alone with them.

Put no trust in a brother, Acknowledge no one as a friend, Do not raise up yourself / intimate companions, For nothing is to be gained from them.

When you lie down at night, let your own heart be watchful over you, For no man has any to defend him on the day of anguish. I was generous to the pauper, I sustained the orphan, I caused him who had nothing to become at length like a man of means. But it was one who ate my bread who conspired (against me), One to whom I had given my support devised dread deeds thereby, Those clad in my fine linen behaved toward me like worthless lotus, And those anointed with my myrrh made my way slippery before me (poured water under me).

Oh you my living images, you who share mortality with me, Make mourning for me, mourning such as has never been heard, For the burden of (that) struggle was such as had never been seen. When one fights on the field of struggle with the past forgotten, Excellence is of no avail to him who knows not what he should know.

It was after supper, when darkness had fallen, And I had decided to take an hour of relaxation; I was lying on my bed, for I was tired, And I started / to drift off to sleep.

Weapons (intended for) my protection were raised against me, While I acted like a snake of the desert. I woke up to the fighting, pulled myself together, And found that it was a skirmish of the palace guard.

If I could have quickly taken weapons in my hand, I would have made the cowards retreat in turmoil. But no one is strong at night, and none can fight by himself; No successful result can come about without an ally.

/ And so ruin occurred while I was without you, When the courtiers had not yet heard that I would hand over (the throne) to you, When I had not yet sat down with you so as to confirm your succession; For I was not ready for it, I did not expect it; My heart had not conceived of indolence of the part of the servants.

Had women ever organized the troops? Are revolutionaries ever educated right within the palace? Is the flood let loose so that it may destroy the land? Are people ruined through their own actions? Misfortune had never come near to me since my birth, And there has never arisen one equal to me in doing deeds of valour.

/ I subdued (the land) as far as Yebu, And turned my course back to the Delta. I stood on the borders of the land and perused its interior; I fulfilled the supremacy of power by the manifestation of my might.

I was one who increased therein, (For I was) favoured by Nepri; Hapy gave me honor on every field, So that none hungered during my years, / none thirsted therein. Men took their ease through what I had done And recounted legends about me, For I ordered everything in its proper place.

Amenemhet I poem goes on in the same style, around 7 more paragraphs.

From The Literature of Ancient Egypt ISBN: 977 424 817 1

Since nothing seems to have been investigated, other than the accepted poem, one must wonder if his own son had anything to do with Amenemhet I murder.
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