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tꜣ-ḫnt-ḏḥwty
"The Foremost One of Thoth"
Dynasty 21st Dynasty
Pharaoh(s) Amenemopet
Spouse(s) Smendes II
Issue Neskhonsu
Burial Unknown

Takhentdjehuty (transliteration: tꜣ-ḫnt-ḏḥwty, meaning: "The Foremost One of Thoth") was an ancient Egyptian noblewoman of the Twenty-first Dynasty during the Third Intermediate Period.

Family[]

Takhentdjehuty's origins remain unknown. She is merely known to have been a secondary wife of the High Priest of Amun Smendes II (his sister-wife Henuttawy held the prominent position of Chief of the Harem of Amun-Re) and the mother of Neskhonsu. Neskhonsu was married to Smendes' brother and successor Pinedjem II[1][2] and was the first known female to hold the title "Viceroy of Kush".

Burial[]

The wherabouts of Takhentdjehuty's tomb and mummy remain unknown.

References[]

  1. Dodson & Hilton 2004, p. 200-201.
  2. Dodson 2000, p. 160.

Bibliography[]

  • Dodson, A., 2000: Monarchs of the Nile. American University in Cairo Press.
  • Dodson, A./Hilton, D., 2004: The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt. Thames & Hudson, London.
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