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High Priest or First Prophet (ancient Egyptian: ḥm-nṯr-tpỉ) was an ancient Egyptian religious occupational title held by the highest-ranking priest in a particular priesthood.

High Priest

Since the early New Kingdom, the High Priest of Amun at Thebes was the most powerful High Priest. Their absolute height of power was the 21st Dynasty, when the High Priest of Amun ruled over Upper Egypt while the pharaoh ruled over Lower Egypt. The God's Wife of Amun was effectively and uniquely a High Priestress in the Amun cult.

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