Ancient Egyptian history: The Speos Artemidos inscription by Hatshepsut mentioning the Hyksos
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Hatshepsut's Inscription on the Hyksos
Hear ye, all people and folk as many as they may be, I have done these things through the counsel of my heart. I have not slept forgetfully, (but) I have restored that which had been ruined. I have raised up that which had gone to pieces formerly, since the Asiatics were in the midst of Avaris of the Northland, and vagabonds were in the midst of them, overthrowing that which had been made.This self-justification by the Queen pharaoh Hatshepsut links her with the expulsion of the Hyksos rulers and promotes her as a restorer of Egyptian cult and society to the lands of Middle Egypt, a territory under dispute between the last Hyksos kings and the Egyptian monarchs in Thebes.
Pakhet, Hatshepsut, Amen
 For instance Tutankhamen in his Restoration stela.
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