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Nesamun
Nesyamun
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ns-ỉmn
"The One who Belongs to Amun"
Dynasty 21st Dynasty
Pharaoh(s) AmenemopetPsusennes II
Titles Fourth Prophet of Amun
God's Father of Amun
Father Tjanefer
Mother Gautseshen
Burial Bab el-Gasus
For other pages by this name, see Nesamun.

Nesamun (transliteration: ns-ỉmn, meaning: "The One who Belongs to Amun") was an ancient Egyptian priest of the Twenty-first Dynasty during the Third Intermediate Period.

Titles[]

His funerary equipment attests the following titles for Nesamun; Fourth Prophet of Amun, God's Father of Amun, Chief of the Secrets in the Sky, on the Earth and in the Duat, Door-Opener of the Sky in Karnak.

Family[]

Nesamun is a son of Tjanefer and Gautseshen.[1] He was a grandson of the High Priest of Amun Menkheperre.

Nesamun succeeded his brother, Pinedjem, as Fourth Prophet of Amun. The eldest brother, Menkheperre, had succeeded their father as Third Prophet. He also had a sister named Gautseshen.

Burial[]

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

References[]

  1. Sousa & Cooney 2021, p. 172-173.

Bibliography[]

  • Sousa, R./Cooney, K.M., 2021: Bab El-Gasus in Context: Rediscovering the Tomb of the priests of Amun.
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