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Tagung/Conference: Perspectives on the Ramesside Military System

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International Conference
Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst, Auditorium (München, Germany), 27-28/11/2020

Perspectives on the Ramesside Military System

This international conference aims to shed light on new archaeological and historical perspectives concerning the entire military outlook of Egypt during the Ramesside Period. The conference will also make a broad assessment of the current state of knowledge about the Ramesside military system and discuss how the new knowledge relates to previously held theories, and provide a forum for discussion.


09:00  Welcome (including address by John Baines)

09:15  James K. Hoffmeier: Tell el-Borg and the Ways of Horus in the Ramesside Era

10:00  Mohamed Abd el-Maksoud: The Ramesside Fortress at Tell Heboua II: Khetem of Tharou

11:15  Ola El-Aguizy: The Fortress of Tjaru in General Ierkhy’s Tomb

12:00  Aaron A. Burke: Ramesside Iapu: Excavations of the New Kingdom Fortress in Jaffa, 1956–2014

14:15  Steven Snape: Zawiyet Umm el-Rakham and the Ramesside Defence System on the Maryut Coast

15:00  Slawomir Rzepka and Jozef Hudec: Ramesside fortresses in Tell el-Retaba

16:15  Peter J. Brand: Ideological Aspects of Ramesside Military Texts and Reliefs: Sety I and Ramesses II.

17:00  Anthony J. Spalinger: Leadership under Fire: Ramesses II and the Pressures of Warfare

18:00  Visit of the galleries of the Egyptian Museum (for the speakers only)

19:00  Speakers’ reception


09:00  Mohamed Raafat Abbas: The Libyan War of Ramesses II.

09:45  Jana Mynářová: The Ramessides, between Military Adventures and Diplomacy

11:00  Heidi Köpp-Junk: The Egyptian Chariot in the Ramesside Period

11:45  André J. Veldmeijer: The Tano Chariot: An early(?) Ramesside Chariot?

14:00  Renaud Pietri: Military Logistics during the Ramesside Period

14:45  Sylvia Schoske: Swing low, sweet Chariot. A New Stela in Munich

16:00  Uroš Matić: Organs without bodies: Hand and phalli cutting as part of Ramesside military accounting system

16:45  Alberto M. Pollastrini: The Body Armour of Ramesses II.

18:00  Final discussion

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Organizers: Dr. Friedhelm Hoffmann, Dr. Mohamed Raafat Abbas
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