High Priest of Amun
He is known from a statue mentioning Meryptah with Anen, Amenemhat and Si-Mut who were a 2nd, 3rd and 4th prophet respectively. Aldred conjectures that Meryptah succeeded Ptahmose and served until the end of the reign of Amenhotep III. Meryptah would have served from ca. year 20 of Amenhotep's reign until the end of that reign.
Meryptah was granted burial in Thebes (Qurna). Some funerary items were recovered from a pit excavated in the early 19th century. Items include:
- A kneeling statue of Meryptah singing a hymn of praise to Re
- The Oriental Institute in Chicago has a statue of Meryptah 
- The Metropolitan Museum possesses three stamped mud bricks inscribed for The First Prophet of Amun Mery-ptah 
- A polished boxwood kohl container-(statuette), girl with youth side lock, carrying oversized pot: The Durham Servan Girl.
- Cyril Aldred, Two Theban Notables during the Later Reign of Amenhotep III, (Journal of Near Eastern Studies 1959)
- Topographical Bibliography etc.
- C. W. Hayes, The Scepter of Egypt II, pg. 306
- Reeves, Nicholas, 2000, Ancient Egypt, The Great Discoveries, a Year-by-Year Chronicle, 1816-1818, p. 19.
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