Haankhes

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Haankhes[1]
in hieroglyphs

Haankhes (ḥ3-ˁnḫ=s, "may she live"[2]) was an ancient Egyptian queen consort of the 17th dynasty, likely a wife of Pharaoh Sekhemre-Heruhirmaat Intef.[3]

She is only known from a stela of her son Prince Ameni. The stela was found in Koptos and it may be originally from Dendera; one half of it is in the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology,[4] the other is in the Pushkin Museum. Ameni married Princess Sobekemheb, a daughter of Sobekemsaf I and Nubemhat.[3]

Her only known title is "King's wife" (ḥmt-nỉswt).[1]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b Grajetzki, Wolfram. Ancient Egyptian Queens: A Hieroglyphic Dictionary. London: Golden House Publications. ISBN 0-9547218-9-6 (2005), p.44
  2. ^ Persönennamen, p.232
  3. ^ a b Dodson, Aidan, Hilton, Dyan. The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt. Thames & Hudson. ISBN 0-500-05128-3 (2004), p.117
  4. ^ Denderah on Digital Egypt (with translation of the stela)