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Nebnetjeru-Tjenry
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nb-nṯr.w ṯnry
"Lord of the Gods, Tjenry"
Predecessor:
Parennefer-Wenennefer
High Priest of Amun Successor:
Nebwenenef
Dynasty 19th Dynasty
Pharaoh(s) Seti I
Titles High Priest of Amun
Sem Priest of Ptah
Spouse(s) Meritre
Issue Paser, Tatia
Burial Unknown

Nebnetjeru-Tjenry (transliteration: nb-nṯr.w ṯnry, meaning: "Lord of the Gods, Tjenry") was High Priest of Amun under Pharaoh Seti I of the 19th Dynasty during the New Kingdom.

Family[]

Nebnetjeru-Tjenry's wife Meritre was the Chief of the Harem of Amun. Nebnetjeru and Meritre are known from the TT106 tomb of their son, the Vizier Paser, as well as on statues belonging to him.[1]

Another son of Nebnetjeru-Tjenry and Meritre is mentioned in Paser's tomb – A man by the name of Tatia, who was "Steward in the temple of Ma'at". Nebnetjeru's in-laws are mentioned as well. Meritre was the daughter of Aniy and born of the lady Nuia. On a statue of Paser from Memphis, Meritre and her parents are said to come from Memphis (Hutkaptah).[1] Nebnetjeru is mentioned on the statue as well and his titles are given as: "High Priest of Amun in Southern Heliopolis" (i.e. Thebes) and "Sem Priest in the Temple of Ptah".[1]

Career[]

Nebnetjeru-Tjenry succeeded Parennefer-Wenennefer in the office of High Priest of Amun. He was himself succeeded by Nebwenenef. His son, Paser, later also became High Priest of Amun.

Burial[]

The whereabouts of Nebnetjeru-Tjenry's burial and mummy remain unknown.

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kitchen 1996, p. 11.

Bibliography[]

  • Kitchen, K.A., 1996: Ramesside Inscriptions, Translated & Annotated, Translations. Vol. III. Blackwell Publishers.
Predecessor:
Parennefer-Wenennefer
High Priest of Amun
19th Dynasty
Successor:
Nebwenenef
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