...s. The man smiled as he knew that soon his monument
would be completed.High Priest
Pinedjem the First (1) was dressed in his royal dress with his
shoulders and chest bare and ornate jewelry that sparkled in the sun.
He had a slight smile on his face, he turned and looked at the
servant that was to his right and motioned with his hand for him to
refill his glass.The
man standing to his left was his brother Herihor,
his sixth brother and youngest in the family. At the age of fifteen
he was not fully a man but he was no longer a child. His royal dress
and jewelry weren't as extravagant as Pinedjem's. Herihor was
watching the men move the large stones, lost in thought.Herihor shook himself from his thoughts and said, Your wasting
your time building a monument to Ra when the other royal families are
plotting against you...brother. He said the last word with a bit
of anger in it.Pinedjem sipping from his wine glass almost laughed, his brother was
always questioning his motives. Dear little brother you have much
to learn, this monument will show them the progress I've made in my
southern regime.Herihor kicked the sand, Yes brother, you are surely correct.
Herihor bowed to his brother and turned left the tent...