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Mery
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mry
"Beloved"
Predecessor:
Amenemhat
High Priest of Amun Successor:
Amenemweskhet
Dynasty 18th Dynasty
Pharaoh(s) Amenhotep II
Titles High Priest of Amun
Overseer of the Treasury
Overseer of the Priests
Overseer of the Granary
Overseer of the Fields
Steward of Amun
Father Nebpehtyre
Mother Hunayet
Spouse(s) Dey
Burial TT95
For other pages by this name, see Mery.

Mery (transliteration: mry, meaning: "Beloved") was High Priest of Amun under Pharaoh Amenhotep II of the Eighteenth Dynasty during the New Kingdom.

Titles[]

Mery's titles are listed as; High Priest of Amun, Overseer of the Treasury, Overseer of the Priests of Upper and Lower Egypt, Overseer of the Granaries (of Amun), Overseer of the Fields of Amun, and Steward of Amun.

Family[]

Mery was the son of the High Priest of Min at Coptos, named Nebpehtyre. His mother was Hunayet, a Chief Nurse of the Lord of the Two Lands. Mery was married to a lady named Dey.

Attestation[]

A black granite statue of Mery can be found in the Cairo Museum (CG 973).

Burial[]

Mery had a tomb made at TT84. However, he partially usurped the TT95 tomb of the Royal Herald Iamunedjeh for himself and his mother.[1]

References[]

  1. Cline & O'Connor 2006, p. 89.

Bibliography[]

  • Cline, E.H./O'Connor, D.B., (eds.) 2006: Thutmose III: A New Biography. University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor.
Predecessor:
Amenemhat
High Priest of Amun
18th Dynasty
Successor:
Amenemweskhet
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