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Sheretnebty in hieroglyphs
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Nose of the two Ladies [1]
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A corridor of statues in the antechamber of Sheretnebty’s tomb

Sheretnebty[2] was an Ancient Egyptian princess of the fifth dynasty with the title king's daughter of his body, his beloved. Archaeologists from the Czech Institute of Egyptology unearthed her tomb in 2012, in the Abusir region, south of Cairo.[3][4][5] Her burial was found within the rock cut tomb most likely belonging to her husband. His name is lost. In the complex were found six burial shafts. The biggest one most likely belonged to the husband of the princess. The second shaft was about 10 meters deep with an unfinished burial chamber on the west. Here were found the human remains of a woman, most likely Sheretnebty. She was about 25 to 40 years old when she died.[6]


  1. ^ Photo of Sheretnebty's name at the Charles University, Faculty of Arts website
  2. ^ "Ground breaking discoveries in Abusir South". Czech Institute of Egyptology. 6 November 2012. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "More news on tomb of fifth-dynasty Egyptian princess near Cairo". 8 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Egyptian princess' tomb dating from 2500 BC is discovered near Cairo". 3 November 2012. Retrieved 3 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Pharaonic princess's tomb found near Cairo, Egypt". Fox News. 3 November 2012. Retrieved 3 November 2012. 
  6. ^ Hana Vymazalová: Exploration of the burial apartements in tomb complex AS 68, Preliminary report of the 2013 fall season, in Prague Egyptological Studies, XV (2015), p. 50-57