(fl. 1279 BC)
   High priest of Amun at Thebes. Formerly high priest of Anhur and of Hathor at Dendera. He was appointed to the post in Thebes during the first year of Ramesses IIand records this in a long inscription in his tomb (number 157) in the Theban necropolis on the west bank of the Nile.
   See also Bakenkhons; Paser; Wennefer.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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