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Herweben
D2
D21
N1wbn
N8
M2
ḥr-wbn
"Luminous Heavens"
Herweben

Herweben being purified by Re-Horakhty and Thoth on her funerary papyrus. (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Dynasty 21st Dynasty
Pharaoh(s) SiamunPsusennes II
Titles Chief of the Harem of Amun-Re in the Fourth Phyle
Chantress of Amun-Re
Priestess of Mut
Mistress of the House
Father Pinedjem II
Mother Isetemakhbit
Burial Bab el-Gasus

Herweben (transliteration: ḥr-wbn, meaning: "Luminous Heavens") was an ancient Egyptian noble woman of the Twenty-first Dynasty during the Third Intermediate Period.

Titles[]

Herweben is attested with the following titles; Chantress of Amun-Re, Chief of the Harem of Amun-Re in the Fourth Phyle, Second and Third Prophetess of Mut, and Mistress of the House.

Family[]

Herweben was the daughter of the High Priest of Amun Pinedjem II and his wife Isetemakhbit, who was Chief of the Harem of Amun-Re. Pharaoh Psusennes II was her brother.

Burial[]

Herweben was buried in the Bab el-Gasus cache at Deir el-Bahari. Her funerary papyri are currently held at the Cairo Museum.

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