Tomb TT64

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Theban Tomb TT64
Burial site of Hekerneheh
Location Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Theban Necropolis
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The Theban Tomb TT64 is located in Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, part of the Theban Necropolis, on the west bank of the Nile, opposite to Luxor. It is the burial place of the Ancient Egyptian Hekerneheh who was a King's Tutor of Prince Amenhotep during the reign of Tuthmosis IV and lived into the reign of Amenhotep III in the Eighteenth Dynasty.[1][2]

Hekerneheh is shown with the King's son Amenhotep (who would later become Amenhotep III). Behind Hekerneheh six royal princes are shown. One of them is a prince Amenemhat, who was a son of Tuthmosis IV and whose canopic jars were found in his father's tomb KV43.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Newberry, Percy E., The Sons of Tuthmosis IV, The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, Vol. 14, No. 1/2 (May, 1928), pp. 82-85
  2. ^ Porter, Bertha and Moss, Rosalind, Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Statues, Reliefs and Paintings Volume I: The Theban Necropolis, Part I. Private Tombs, Griffith Institute. 1970, pp 279, ASIN: B002WL4ON4

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