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Nome of Egypt
Amentet
"West"
LEN3
Region Lower Egypt
Capital Momemphis
Other sites Alexandria, Rhacotis, Taposiris Magna,
Terenouthis, Gynaikopolis, Naucratis,
Canopus, Menouthis, Heracleion,
Mareia, Thonis, Psenemphaia
Main deities Hathor

Amentet (ancient Egypt ỉmn.t-t, "West") was the third nome of Lower Egypt and the westernmost nome of the Nile Delta. The nome's capital city since the New Kingdom was Momemphis. The previous capital was a certain Hut-Ihyt (ḥwt-ỉḥy.t), which has not been discovered yet.[1]

Nomarchs[]

The following nomarchs of Amentet are known:

Twenty-second Dynasty[]

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References[]

  1. Baines & Malek 1980, 168.

Bibliography[]

  • Baines, J./Malek, J., 1980: Atlas of Ancient Egypt. Equinox, Oxford.
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