Takhuit

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Takhuit in hieroglyphs
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Takhuit was the Great Royal Wife of Psamtik II. She dates to the Twenty-sixth dynasty of Egypt.[1]

Biography[edit]

Takhuit was the wife of Psamtik II and the mother of Pharaoh Apries and the God's Wife of Amun Ankhnesneferibre.[2] Takhuit is known to be the wife of King Psamtik II, because their daughter Ankhnesneferibre is recorded as a King's Sister and to be born of Takhuit.[3]

Burial[edit]

Takhuit was buried in Athribis. Her tomb was discovered in 1950.[1] A large sarcophagus and a heart scarab were discovered in her tomb.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Tyldesley, Joyce. Chronicle of the Queens of Egypt. Thames & Hudson. 2006. ISBN 0-500-05145-3
  2. ^ Dodson, Aidan and Hilton, Dyan. The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt. Thames & Hudson. 2004. ISBN 0-500-05128-3
  3. ^ a b Grajetzki, Ancient Egyptian Queens: A Hieroglyphic Dictionary, Golden House Publications, London, 2005, ISBN 978-0-9547218-9-3