Nakht

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Nakht
Scribe and astronomer of Amun
Nakht smelling a lotus while being embraced by his wife, Tawy, while also sitting in front of a set of offerings. Tomb TT52, Thebes, Egypt
Nakht smelling a lotus while being embraced by his wife, Tawy, while also sitting in front of a set of offerings. Tomb TT52, Thebes, Egypt
DynastyEighteenth of Egypt
PharaohThutmose IV
WifeTawy
BurialTT52

Nakht was an ancient Egyptian official who held the position of a scribe and astronomer of Amun, probably during the reign of Thutmose IV of the Eighteenth Dynasty. He was buried in the Theban Necropolis in tomb TT52.[1][2]

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  1. ^ De Garis Davies, N. (1917). The tomb of Nakht at Thebes. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  2. ^ Porter, B.; Moss, R. L. B.; Burney, E. W. (1960). "Tomb 52. Nakht, Scribe, Astronomer of Amun". Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings. Volume I: The Theban Necropolis, Part 1: Private Tombs (Second, revised and augmented ed.). Oxford: Griffith Institute, Ashmolean Museum. pp. 99–102.

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