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Nome of Egypt
Nehet-Khent
"Upper Sycamore"
UEN20
Region Upper Egypt
Capital Heracleopolis Magna
Other sites Pois, Tilothis, Pounamis, Toi,
Busiris, Thmoinepsi, Korphotoi,
Psychis, Tanchais, Tinteris,
Machor, Kaine
Main deities Harsaphes

Nehet-Khent (ancient Egypt nḥ.t-ḫnt, "Upper Sycamore") was the twentieth nome of Upper Egypt. The nome's capital city was Heracleopolis Magna.

Nomarchs[]

The following nomarchs of Nehet-Khent are known:

Twenty-second and Twenty-third Dynasties[]

  • Prince Nimlot B, under his father Shoshenq I. ca. 930 BC.
  • Prince Nimlot C, under his father Osorkon II. ca. 840 BC.
  • Djedptahiuefankh C (also written Ptahudjaenkhef), succeeded his father Nimlot B.
  • Pmui, succeeded Djedptahiuefankh and preceded Hemptah.
  • Hemptah, son of Djedptahiuefankh.

Twenty-fifth Dynasty[]

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