The Red Tent - Egypt, Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Anita Diamant
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Egypt, Chapter 3 Summary

Benia delivered the gift, but Dinah does not send word to thank Benia. Time begins to pass quickly. Meryt and Dinah attend a birth where the wife was too young to be pregnant. Both the wife and baby died. The husband calls Dinah a killer for using a knife during the pregnancy. He tried to attack Dinah, but Meryt stops him. Dinah begins to yell at him in her native tongue, which sounds like a curse to the Egyptians.

Soon after, Re-nefer dies. Dinah is still very mad with Re-nefer because she has taken her son away from her and also has stolen the memory of her husband. After Re-nefer's death, Nakht-re dies.

Meryt's son, Menna, comes to visit his mother. He offers her a place in his new home in the Valley of the Kings. Meryt wants to go, but does not want to...

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