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Ahmose-Henutemopet
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ỉꜥḥ-ms ḥnw.t-m-ỉpt
"Born of the Moon, Mistress of Opet"
HenutemopetMummy

Mummy of Ahmose-Henutemopet found in TT320 (Smith 1912).

Dynasty 17th and 18th Dynasty
Pharaoh(s) Tao IIAhmose II
Titles King's Daughter
King's Sister
Father Tao II
Mother Ahhotep I (?)
Spouse(s) Ahmose II (?)
Burial TT320 (reburial)
For other pages by this name, see Ahmose.

Ahmose-Henutemopet (Ancient Egyptian: ỉꜥḥ-ms ḥnw.t-m-ỉpt, "Born of the Moon, Mistress of Opet") or simply Henutemopet was an ancient Egyptian Princess of the Seventeenth during the Second Intermediate Period.

Titles[]

Ahmose-Henutemopet is known to have held the titles King's Daughter (sꜣt-nsw) and King's Sister (snt-nsw).[1]

Family[]

Ahmose-Henutemopet was a daughter of Pharaoh Tao II and probably Queen Ahhotep I. She could have been married to her brother Pharaoh Ahmose II, but no evidence for such a marriage exists. Henutemopet was a sister to the King's Great Wife and God's Wife of Amun Ahmose-Nefertari and Pharaoh Kamose.

Burial[]

Ahmose-Henutemopet's original tomb remains unknown. She was later reburied in the royal cache at Deir el-Bahari, where her mummy was discovered in 1881. Henutemopet's mummy was reburied there along with those of other royalty after Year 11 of Pharaoh Shoshenq I.

Mummy[]

Ahmose-Henutemopet's mummy was discovered in her own coffin and is now in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. It was examined by Gaston Maspero in June 1909. Henuttamehu was an old woman when she died, with gry hair and worn teeth. Her mummy was damaged, probably by tomb robbers.[2]

References[]

  1. Dodson & Hilton 2004, p. 128.
  2. Smith 1912.

Bibliography[]

  • Dodson, A./Hilton, D., 2004: The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt. Thames & Hudson, London.
  • Smith, G.E., 1912: The Royal Mummies: Catalogue Général des Antiquités Égyptiennes du Musée de Caire. Duckworth (Reprinted year 2000 version).
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