Nyuserre Ini

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Nyuserre Ini

Native name of Nyuserre was Ini. Queen Khentkaus II ruled for sometime at the time of interregnum and she ensured power for her son Nyuserre. Some courtiers were honoured, such as Ptahshepses, who became a vizier and Nyuserre's son-in-law (his mastaba was the biggest non-royal construction in the Middle Kingdom).

Nyuserre built himself a complex in Abusir, which is different with its plan from the others. He had to finished complexes of his father, brother and mother. The sun temple of this ruler "Delight of Ra" in Abu Gurab is the second found temple of this type.

Nyuserre Ini

Nyuserre Ini

Message from the Nile

  • History of Czech institution of egyptology

    The Czech egyptology founder is Frantisek Lexa, the author of up to now evaluated work about ancient Egypt magic and Demotic grammar. Seminar for egyptology started thanks to him in Faculty of Philosophy and Arts of Charles University in Prague in 1925. Two years later Lexa became the first regular professor of egyptology in then Czechoslovakia.

  • Abusir - outstation of Czech egyptology expedition

    Abusir is an archaeological locality in Egypt named after nearby recent village Abusir. It is situated on western Nile bank on the edge of Libyan tableland approximately 20 kilometers to the south-west of Cairo. The name of this locality is derived from ancient Egypt god Osiris, from Per Usir (Busiris), "(cult) place of Osiris" (Busiris in Greek).

  • Researches in Western desert

    Czech egyptology is successful in researching not only on pyramidal fields in Abusir recently, but also in supporting and organizing smaller expeditions into egyptian Western desert. Czech expedition has been working even in slowly evanescent oasis El-Hajez since 2003, which is situated about 400 km to the south-west from Cairo.

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