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"Gold and Lapis lazuli"
Dynasty 20th Dynasty
Pharaoh(s) Ramesses IIIRamesses VI
Titles King's Great Wife
Spouse(s) Ramesses VI
Issue Amunherkhepeshef, Iset,
Panebenkemit, Ramesses VII
Burial Unknown

Nubkhesbed (ancient Egyptian: nbw-ḫz-dbw, "Gold and Lapis lazuli") was an ancient Egyptian Queen of the Twentieth Dynasty during the New Kingdom.

Family[]

Nubkhesbed was the queen consort of Pharaoh Ramesses VI. Her patentage remains unknown, but she was most likely born a commoner. Her children include; Pharaoh Ramesses VII, Amunherkhepeshef, Panebenkemit, and Iset.[1]

Attestations[]

Nubkhesbed is mentioned in her son Amunherkhepeshef's tomb KV13 and on a stela of her daughter Iset in Coptos.[2]

Burial[]

The whereabouts of Nubkhesbed's tomb and mummy remain unknown.

References[]

  1. Dodson & Hilton 2004, p. 186.
  2. Dodson & Hilton 2004, p. 163.

Bibliography[]

  • Dodson, A./Hilton, D., 2004: The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt. Thames & Hudson, London.
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