I will end this chapter as I began it, in the defence of the theban thieves.
I would except Simmias the theban, but all the rest are far behind you.
The most extensive of all the theban catacombs is that of a private individual, the priest Petamounoph (Fig. 191).
The city, with the help of the commons, he was master of, but the theban governor held the citadel.
At last Tutmosis, impatient and alarmed, decided on a conversation with the theban nomarch.
The loss of the theban army was not more than three hundred men.
So does a cheap cotton night-shirt—you know the gaudy things those theban peddlers sell to my sand-hogs down on the river bank.
The old theban empire, from the eleventh to the sixteenth dynasties.
The last of the great theban Pharaohs certainly drew much of his inspiration from the work of his illustrious predecessors.
But in the theban tombs their significance is only secondary.