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"Amun is in the Luxor Temple"
Dynasty 18th Dynasty
Pharaoh(s) Thutmose IV
Amenhotep III
Titles King's Daughter
Father Thutmose IV
Burial Qurna cache (reburial)
For other pages by this name, see Amenemopet.

Amenemopet (ancient Egyptian: ỉmn-m-ỉpt, "Amun is in the Luxor Temple") was an ancient Egyptian Princess of the Eighteenth Dynasty during the New Kingdom.


Amenemopet was the daughter of Pharaoh Thutmose IV.[1] The identity of her mother remains unknown. Pharaoh Amenhotep III was her (half-)brother.


Amenemopet is shown seated on the lap of her tutor Horemheb, in his TT78 tomb.[2] Horemheb served under the reigns of Amenhotep II, Thutmose IV and Amenhotep III, so the princess could have been the daughter of any of these pharaohs, but Thutmose is the most likely.[1]


Amenemopet died during the reign of Amenhotep III, but her original burial remains unknown.[3] Her mummy was discovered in 1857 in the Sheikh Abd el-Qurna cache where she had been reburied – along with several other royals – during Year 27 of Pharaoh Psusennes I of the 21st Dynasty, but the tomb was robbed in antiquity. Her mummy label attests her with the title "King's Daughter" (zꜣ.t-nswt)[3] and was formerly held at the Amherst Collection in Norfolk, but now lost.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Dodson & Hilton 2004, p. 135-137.
  2. Dodson & Janssen 1989, p. 137.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Fletcher 2000, p. 144-145.
  4. Dodson & Janssen 1989, p. 133.


  • Dodson, A./Janssen, J.J., 1989: A Theban Tomb and Its Tenants. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, Vol. 75.
  • Dodson, A./Hilton, D., 2004: The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt. Thames & Hudson, London.
  • Fletcher, J., 2000: Egypt's Sun King – Amenhotep III. Duncan Baird Publishers, London.