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Third Prophet of Amun (ancient Egyptian: ḥm nṯr ḫmtnw n ỉmn) was an ancient Egyptian religious occupational title held by the third highest-ranking priest in the priesthood of the god Amun, which is situated at the temple of Amun in Karnak, Thebes. The highest rank was the office of the High Priest of Amun, also First Prophet of Amun. The Third Prophet of Amun office was created in the early Eighteenth Dynasty during the New Kingdom.

Ranking in the Amun priesthood[]

The four highest ranking priestly offices in the Amun priesthood:[1]

See also[]


  1. Dodson & Hilton 2004.


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