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Pinedjem
Paynedjem
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pꜣy-nḏm
"The Pleasant One"
Dynasty 21st Dynasty
Pharaoh(s) AmenemopetPsusennes II
Titles Fourth Prophet of Amun
Father Tjanefer
Mother Gautseshen
Burial Unknown
For other pages by this name, see Pinedjem.

Pinedjem (transliteration: pꜣy-nḏm, meaning: "The Pleasant One") was an ancient Egyptian priest of the Twenty-first Dynasty during the Third Intermediate Period.

Family[]

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

Pinedjem succeeded his brother, Menkheperre, as Fourth Prophet of Amun, when the latter succeeded their father as Third Prophet. Pinedjem himself was in turn succeeded as Fourth Prophet by his younger brother, Nesamun. He also had a sister named Gautseshen.

Burial[]

The whereabouts of Pinedjem's tomb and mummy remain unknown, but he was probably interred somewhere in the Theban Necropolis.

References[]

  1. Dodson 2012, p. 65.

Bibliography[]

  • Dodson, A., 2012: Afterglow of Empire: Egypt from the Fall of the New Kingdom to the Saite Renaissance. The American University in Cairo Press.
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