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The Harem Conspiracy
The Murder of Ramesses III
"A superb study of an intriguing topic."—Richard H. Wilkinson, author of Symbol and Magic in Egyptian Art
"An appealing reconstruction, vivid and convincing.... This book will prove irresistible to enthusiasts of ancient Egypt."—Choice
"An educational and enjoyable venture into the intrigue and mystery of the times."—The Scroll
For more than three thousand years, the mysterious events surrounding the death of Ramesses III have puzzled historians and students of ancient Egypt. Now, archaeologist Susan Redford investigates the circumstances of the ancient pharaoh's death and discovers among the women of his harem the threads of a murder conspiracy.
(2002) 200 pp., 30 illus.
Susan Redford, a research affiliate of Pennsylvania State University, directs the Theban Tomb Survey in the Valley of the Nobles at Luxor. She lives with her two sons and her husband, Donald, in State College, Pennsylvania.
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