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The Role of the Pharaoh in New Kingdom Egypt

Summary: Using Tutankhamun as a guide, this essay shows the how the king functioned in New Kingdom Egypt.
Like all the pharaohs in new kingdom Egypt, Tutankhamun was worshipped as a living god. He had immense power and wealth plus great responsibilities, including praying to the gods, setting out the laws and taxes or controlling the army in Egypt. Also, Tutankhamun reinstated the older religion in Egypt. Above all, the pharaoh had to maintain harmony and order and hold the regions of upper and Lower Egypt together.

Any pharaoh in new kingdom Egypt had to do many rituals since he was basically Egypt's religious leader. The pharaoh of Egypt made offerings to gain the gods favour for Egypt in their temples, so there would be good luck for everyone. The pharaoh would also use his divine powers in ceremonies to bring the annual Nile floods and water the land for crops so that the land would be fertile so food will be abundant for everyone. Furthermore...

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