Ahmose-Sitamun

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Ahmose-Sitamun
Occupation Princess of Egypt
Religion Ancient Egyptian religion
Parents Pharaoh Ahmose I

Ahmose-Sitamun or Sitamun was a princess of the early Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt.

Etymology[edit]

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Ahmose-Sitamun
in hieroglyphs

Name of this princess means "Child of the Moon, Daughter of Amun".

Biography[edit]

Sitamun was the daughter of Pharaoh Ahmose I and sister of Amenhotep I. A colossal statue of hers stood before the eighth pylon at Karnak.

Her mummy was found in the Deir el-Bahari cache (DB320) and is today in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Her titles were: God's Wife; King's Daughter; King's Sister.

Source[edit]

  • Aidan Dodson & Dyan Hilton: The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt, Thames & Hudson, 2004, ISBN 0-500-05128-3, p.129