This is extremely off topic, but I feel I have to put it somewhere. Besides cyber, war history, war studies, and fonts, one of my interests is Bronze Age history (also pre-history, but thats for later.)
I was reading about some correspondence between Pharaoh and the Hittite king Hattusili. There is this kinda famous exchange where Hattusili is asking for help. A royal princess, Matanazi, wants to conceive and has had no luck, so Hattusili asks pharaoh for Egyptian medicine. And, wow, what a reply!
Thus to [my] br[other: (Concerning) what my brother] has written [to] m[e] regarding his [sist]er Mata[n]az[i]: ‘May my brother send to me a man to prepare a medicine so that she may bear children.’ So has my brother written. And so (I say) to my brother: See Matanazi the sister of my brother, the king, your brother knows her. A fifty-year-old!! Never! Look, a woman of fifty is old, to say nothing of a sixty-year-old! One can’t produce medicine to enable her to bear children! Well, the Sun God and the Weather God may give a command and the order which they give will then be carried out continually for the sister of my brother. And I, the king your brother, will send a competent incantation-priest and a competent doctor to assist her to produce children.Bryce, Trevor R. (1998). How old was Matanazi?. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 84 212-215. https://doi.org/10.2307/3822219
Based on what records we have, Pharaoh was pretty much correct about her age. She was at least 58, and very possibly older. I just love how rude he is about the whole thing.
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