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wn-ḏbꜢ.w-n-ḏd
"Adorned Hare of Mendes"
Wendjebauendjed

Golden funerary mask of Wendjebauendjed at the Cairo Museum.

Dynasty 21st Dynasty
Pharaoh(s) Psusennes I
Titles Crown Prince
General
High Priest of Khonsu
Chief Steward of Khonsu
Overseer of the Priests of All Gods
Royal Sealbearer
God's Father
Priest of Osiris
Sole Companion
Count
Died ca. 1010 BC (aged ca. 50)
Burial NRT III, Tanis

Wendjebauendjed (transliteration: wn-ḏbꜢ.w-n-ḏd, meaning: "Adorned Hare of Mendes") was an ancient Egyptian general, high dignitary and priest of the Twenty-first Dynasty during the Third Intermediate Period.

Titles[]

Wendjebauendjed held an impressive list of military, administrative and religious titles; Hereditary Prince, Count, King's Sealbearer of Lower Egypt, God's Father, General and Army leader, Chief Steward (later High Priest) of Khonsu, Priest of "Osiris lord of Mendes", Superintendent of the Prophets of All the Gods and Superintendent of the Sole Friend.[1]

Burial[]

Wendjebauendjed was interred in a side-chamber of Psusennes I's NRT III royal tomb at Tanis. On 13 February 1946 Wendjebauendjed's undisturbed burial chamber was discovered by Pierre Montet and Georges Goyon.

Mummy[]

His mummified remains indicate that Wendjebauendjed may have been of Nubian descent and that he died around his fifties.[2]

References[]

  1. Kitchen 1996, § 222.
  2. Goyon 1987, p. 167-168.

Bibliography[]

  • Goyon, G., 1987: La Découverte des trésors de Tanis. Éditions Perséa.
  • Kitchen, K.A., 1996: The Third Intermediate Period in Egypt (c.1100-650 BC). Aris & Phillips Ltd. third edition.
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