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Pentepihu
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n
D1
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E1
Z2
pn-tp-ỉḥw
"He of Aphroditopolis"
Dynasty 18th Dynasty
Pharaoh(s) Thutmose IV (?)
Titles King's Son
Chief of the Bowmen
Father Thutmose IV (?)
Mother Tenttepihu (?)
Burial Unknown

Pentepihu (transliteration: pn-tp-ỉḥw, meaning: "He of Aphroditopolis") was an ancient Egyptian Prince of the Eighteenth Dynasty during the New Kingdom.

Family[]

As a prince of the mid-eighteenth dynasty, Pentepihu is believed to be a son of Pharaoh Thutmose IV.[1] He may therefore have been a (half-)brother of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. His mother may have been Tenttepihu.[2]

Attestation[]

Pentepihu is known from a fragment of a stela at the Great Sphinx of Giza, which depicts him before Horemakhet, the deity of the sphinx.[2][3] Pentepihu is attested on this fragment with the title Chief of the Bowmen.

Burial[]

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

References[]

  1. Dodson 2014, p. 28.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Gabolde 2004.
  3. Dodson & Hilton 2004.

Bibliography[]

  • Dodson, A./Hilton, D., 2004: The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt. Thames & Hudson, London.
  • Dodson, A., 2014: Amarna Sunrise: Egypt from Golden Age to Age of Heresy. American University in Cairo Press.
  • Gabolde, M., 2004: Tenttepihu, une dame d'Atfih, épouse morganatique du future Thoutmosis IV. BIFAO 104: 229–43.
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