TT35

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Theban tomb TT35
Burial site of Bakenkhons I
Location Dra Abu el-Naga, Theban Necropolis
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The Theban Tomb TT35 is located in Dra Abu el-Naga, part of the Theban Necropolis, on the west bank of the Nile, opposite to Luxor. It is the burial place of the Ancient Egyptian noble named Bakenkhons I, who lived during the 19th Dynasty, during the reign of Ramesses II. Bakenkhons was a High Priest of Amun.[1]

Bakenkhonsu was the son of Roma, the High Priest of Amun and his wife who was also called Roma.[2] Bakenkhons' wife was named Meretseger. She held the titles of Chief of the Harem of Amun.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Porter and Moss, Topographical Bibliography: The Theban Necropolis, pg 29-30
  2. ^ Moss, Rosalind; Porter, Bertha (2004). "Part 1: The Theban Necropolis. Private Tombs". In Malek, Jaromir. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings I (2nd ed.). Griffith Institute. ISBN 0-900416-81-5. 
  3. ^ Jansen-Winkeln, K. (1993). "The Career of the Egyptian High Priest Bakenkhons". Journal of Near Eastern Studies 52: 221–225. doi:10.1086/373624.