May 2019

Parental Puzzle: Piecing Together the Lineage of the 19th Dynasty’s Last Few Pharaohs

Egypt’s 19th dynasty is one of the more celebrated periods of Egyptian history, and its monumental record attests to its remarkable legacy in both military accomplishments and architectural feats. The dynastic line began with the general Ramses I, an ephemeral ruler who nonetheless ensured that his bloodline would continue on the throne by way of his son Seti I and his grandson Ramses II.