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Ahmose-Tumerisy
Queen Tures
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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 MMA 1019 (reburial)
For other pages by this name, see Ahmose.

Ahmose-Tumerisy (ancient Egyptian: ỉꜥḥ-ms twrz) or simply Tumerisy - sometimes called Queen Tures - was an ancient Egyptian Princess of the late Seventeenth Dynasty during the Second Intermediate Period. She might have lived into the early Eighteenth Dynasty of the New Kingdom.

Titles[]

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

Family[]

Ahmose-Tumerisy was a daughter of Pharaoh Tao II and probably Queen Ahhotep I.

Ahmose-Tumerisy is depicted as one of the "Lords of the West" in the TT359 tomb of Inherkhau, which dates to the Twentieth Dynasty. She is shown in the top row between her sisters Ahmose-Henuttamehu and Ahmose-Nebetta. Since she is depicted as a queen with her name written in a cartouche, she possibly married her brother Pharaoh Ahmose II. However, she is not attested with the title King's Wife. Tumerisy was also a sister of the King's Great Wife and God's Wife of Amun Ahmose-Nefertari and Pharaoh Kamose.

Burial[]

Tumerisy's original tomb remains unknown. She was later reburied at the Sheikh Abd el-Qurna Necropolis.[1] Her mummy was found in the pit MMA 1019 and her name is known from her coffin, which is now in the Hermitage Museum.

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Dodson & Hilton 2004, p. 128.

Bibliography[]

  • Dodson, A./Hilton, D., 2004: The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt. Thames & Hudson, London.
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