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We should have an article on every pyramid and every nome in Ancient Egypt. I'm sure the rest of us can think of other articles we should have.
To start with, most of the general history articles badly need attention. And I'm told that at least some of the dynasty articles need work. Any other candidates?
Standardize the Chronology.
A boring task, but the benefit of doing it is that you can set the dates !(e.g., why say Khufu lived 2589-2566? As long as you keep the length of his reign correct, or cite a respected source, you can date it 2590-2567 or 2585-2563)
Anyone? I consider this probably the most unimportant of tasks on Wikipedia, but if you believe it needs to be done . . .
This is a project I'd like to take on some day, & could be applied to more of Wikipedia than just Ancient Egypt. Take one of the standard authorities of history or culture -- Herotodus, the Elder Pliny, the writings of Breasted or Kenneth Kitchen, & see if you can't smoothly merge quotations or information into relevant articles. Probably a good exercise for someone who owns one of those impressive texts, yet can't get access to a research library.
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Seven shining ones? This is the first I've heard of them -- is this a Budge invention? atef is his transliteration of it (father), so maa-it-f is He who sees his father -- it's a list similar to one translated by Faulkner's BOTD:
As for these seven spirits, Imsety, Hapy, Duamutef, Qebehsenuef, He who sees his father, He who is under the moringa-tree, and Horus the eye-less, it is they who were set by Anubis as a protection for the burial of Osiris.
Moringa tree is bAq I think. This list occurs elsewhere and it differs apart from the names of the 4 standard sons. --Cliau 05:39, 7 December 2006 (UTC)
Er......there's something funny about the Qebehsenuef article......
I don't believe that "It probably means something like 'My brothers' lesbian" should be there, although that may have been something actually useful, like "It may mean something like '<something intelligent here>'" before someone changed it. I do believe that something should be done, but I'm not the one to edit it as I don't know a thing about that god.