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Also, the auction exhibited an 18th Dynasty limestone statue from the reign of Apries, 589-570 BC, with an estimated value of Au 120,000- 180,000 and a wooden piece of a mummy of a girl from the Roman era, with an estimated value of Au60,000 -- 90,000.
Chapter 1 handles pharaohs who were mentioned by their names in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament: Shoshenq/Shishak, Necho, and Apries. In the rabbinic literature, these rulers were symbolized as oppressors during the time prior to Alexander the Great's conquest of Egypt.
Most of the sources he quotes in this chapter are local (i.e., not Iranian) sources: The Cyrus Cylinder was written in Babylonian, the Book of Isaiah in Hebrew, and the Apries story presumably circulated among Egyptians (compare the Udjahoressent stele, which is not used here).
It was originally erected in Sais, a town in Lower Egypt, by Pharaoh Apries in the first half of the 6th century BC.
Herodotus tells us that when Cambises requested Amasis's daughter for marriage, the Egyptian king sent the Persian monarch the daughter of the late King Apries instead.
At the time of Cyrus's arrival, the pharaoh, Apries, has just been overthrown by one of his ministers, and the kingdom is in chaos.
Zed-Khonsu-ef-'ankh's name appears twice in the remains of a temple he built to honour Apries, who ruled Egypt from 589 Bc until Amasis usurped him in 570 BC, within metres of his family tombs.
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It is also worth noting that Flaubert does address the problem of an adequate representation of a reality: "d' apries toutes les vraisemblances et mes impressions, a moi, je crois avoir fait quelque chose qui ressemble a Carthage" (according to reasonable approximations and my own impressions I believe I have produced something that resembles Carthage) (Correspondance V 67).
Problems came to a head at the end of the reign of Apries (589 - 570).
Stephanie West also reminds me of the versions that Apries' daughter was Cambyses' mother (3.2.1) and that Nectanebos was the real father of Alexander.