|Nakhtubasterau in hieroglyphs|
Nakhtubasterau was one of the wives known for Pharaoh Amasis II. She is known from a stela from the Serapeum. She held the titles king's wife, his beloved, great one of the hetes sceptre and great of praises.
She was the mother of two sons:
- Pasenenkhonsu, the king's son who donated the Serapeum stela.
- General Ahmose (D), who was buried in Giza.
Nakhtubasterau was buried in Giza in a rock-cut tomb now numbered G 9550. Her anthropoid black granite sarcophagus is now in Saint Petersburg (767). She was buried with her son Ahmose - sometimes called Amasis - who was a general. The name of the cat-goddess Bastet was chiseled out of Nakhtubasterau's sarcophagus.
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