Karomama II

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other Egyptian ladies called Karomama see Karomama (disambiguation)
Karomama
Queen consort of Egypt
New-Kingdom-Queen.jpg
Queen of Egypt
Full name Karomama
Titles King's Wife, King's Daughter, Mistress of Upper and Lower Egypt
Buried Thebes?
Consort Pharaoh Takelot II
Issue Osorkon III
Father High Priest of Amun Nimlot C
Mother Tentsepeh C
Religious beliefs Ancient Egyptian religion

Queen Karomama II (Karomama D) was an Egyptian queen, married to Takelot II. She was part of the 22nd and 23rd dynasty of Ancient Egypt. She is also known as Karomama D, Merytmut II.[1]

Karomama was a daughter of the High Priest of Amun Nimlot C and the Lady Tentsepeh C. Her paternal grandparents were Pharaoh Osorkon II and Queen Djedmutesankh.[2]

Karomama married Pharaoh Takelot II and was mother to Pharaoh Osorkon III.[1] Karomama was the grandmother of Pharaohs Takelot III and Rudamun and of the God's Wife of Amun Shepenwepet I[2] Karomama is known from the Chronicle of Osorkon B and Nile level texts dating to the reign of her son Osorkon III.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kitchen, The Third Intermediate Period in Egypt (1100–650 BC). 3rd ed. Warminster: Aris & Phillips Limited. 1996
  2. ^ a b Aidan Dodson & Dyan Hilton: The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt. Thames & Hudson, 2004, ISBN 0500051283