Tale Of Sinuhe Analysis

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Uniquely, the story of Sinuhe is an ancient Egyptian poem, a narrative, possibly written circa 1875 BC during the twelfth dynasty, found on a tomb. The Egyptian story has many religious passages throughout. The poem over the course of a couple thousand years being scribed, copied and passed down from generation to generation. Furthermore, being used as a study from ancient times to the present, thus, making The Tale of Sinuhe one of the most read and admired Egyptian poems ever written. Understanding the story of Sinuhe is a favorite of the Egyptians: it survived into modern culture. The Sinuhe story is like a few of the stories given in the Bible: The story of Joseph, with the exception of his brothers who tried to kill him but, decided to sell him as a slave. As Sinuhe flees by …show more content…
The Leader, Amunenshi possible recognized the Egyptian physic —no full beard. The Egyptians were clean shaven, thus, rationalizing while taking a close look at the Egyptian sculptures and art —having no full beards. Moreover, men in other countries have full beards, such as the Greeks and the Jews. The Bible circumstantiates the Jews had beards as it is written: (Lev. 19:27 (NKJV) “You shall not shave around the sides of your head, nor shall you disfigure the edges of your beard.” Furthermore, if the Egyptians had facial hair it would be in a goatee style, braided and sometimes with jewels. When investigating the picture of Tutankhamun’s golden mask, he had a ostentatious goatee that was braided or perhaps weaved with fine linen. In addition, found in Jackson J. Spielvogel’s Western Civilization eighth edition; a few pictures of ancient art that are on display in the British museum in London, England and in Nobles, Thebes depicts clean shaven Egyptians. In light of the aforementioned, Sinuhe would be noticeable as a foreigner outside of

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