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Princess of Egypt
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Sitamun (far left) on a stele from Karnak
Dynasty 18th Dynasty
Pharaoh Ahmose I, Amenhotep I
Father Ahmose I
Burial Thebes

Ahmose-Sitamun or Sitamun was a princess of the early Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt.


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Name of this princess means "Child of the Moon, Daughter of Amun".


Sitamun was the daughter of Pharaoh Ahmose I and sister of Amenhotep I. A colossal statue of hers stood before the eighth pylon at Karnak.

Her mummy was found in the Deir el-Bahari cache (DB320) and is today in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Her titles were: God's Wife; King's Daughter; King's Sister.


  • Aidan Dodson & Dyan Hilton: The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt, Thames & Hudson, 2004, ISBN 0-500-05128-3, p. 129