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"Horus is in Jubilation"
Dynasty 18th Dynasty
Pharaoh(s) Thutmose IVAmenhotep III
Titles Count
King's Companion
Royal Tutor
Fanbearer on the King's Right Hand
Overseer of the Archery
Overseer of the Cattle
Overseer of the Hunters
Royal Scribe
Scribe of the Recruits
Mother Iset
Spouse(s) Itjuy
Burial TT78
For other pages by this name, see Horemheb.

Horemheb (ancient Egyptian: ḥr-m-ḥb, "Horus is in Jubilation") was a nobleman of the Eighteenth Dynasty during the New Kingdom. Horemheb's titles were Overseer of the Archery and Overseer of the Sacred Cattle.[1] He is also known to have been the Royal Tutor of Princess Amenemopet.[2] Horemheb served under the reigns of Amenhotep II, Thutmose IV and Amenhotep III. After his death he was buried in TT78 in Thebes.[3]


  1. Weigall 1910.
  2. Dodson & Janssen 1989, p. 137.
  3. Rosalind & Janssen 1996.


  • Dodson, A./Janssen, J.J., 1989: A Theban Tomb and Its Tenants. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, Vol. 75.
  • Rosalind, M./Janssen, J.J., 1996: Getting Old in Ancient Egypt. Rubicon Press, London.
  • Weigall, A., 1910: A Guide to the Antiquities of Upper Egypt. Mentheun & Co, London.

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