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Hori
G5i
ḥrỉ
"The One of Horus"
Dynasty 21st Dynasty
Pharaoh(s) Psusennes ISiamun
Titles Priest of Amun-Re, Khonsu, Hathor, Sobek, Anubis, and Set of Sepermeru
God's Father of Mut and Khonsu
Father Menkheperre
Mother Isetemakhbit (?)
Issue Ankhesenmut (?)
Burial Bab el-Gasus
For other pages by this name, see Hori.

Hori (transliteration: ḥrỉ, meaning: "The One of Horus") was an ancient Egyptian priest of the Twenty-first Dynasty during the Third Intermediate Period.

Titles[]

Hori functioned as a priest of various deities; Amun-Re, Khonsu, Hathor, Set of Sepermeru, Sobek, and Anubis. He was also God's Father of Mut and Khonsu.

Family[]

Hori is a son of the High Priest of Amun Menkheperre. Although the identity of his mother remains unknown, she was probably his father's only known wife, Princess Isetemakhbit. His older brothers, Smendes II and Pinedjem II, rose to the position of High Priest of Amun. Additional brothers include; Psusennes and Ankhefenmut. His sisters are; Henuttawy, Isetemakhbit, Meritamen, and Gautseshen.[1]

Liliane Aubert suggests that the chantress, Ankhesenmut, could be Hori's daughter, based on the London BM EA10036 and Richemond papyri belonging to a certain Henuttawy.[2]

Burial[]

Hori was buried in the Bab el-Gasus cache at Deir el-Bahari, which is part of the greater Theban Necropolis. His coffins and mummy are now in Cairo.

References[]

  1. Dodson 2012, p. 64-65.
  2. Niwiński 1989, p. 330, 364.

Bibliography[]

  • Dodson A., 2012 (Revised 2019 edition): Afterglow of Empire: Egypt from the Fall of the New Kingdom to the Saite Renaissance. The American University in Cairo Press.
  • Niwiński, A., 1989: Studies on the illustrated Theban funerary papyri of the 11th and 10th centuries B.C. Universitatsverlag, Freiburg
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