Thursday, 5 May 2011

Ahmose Pen Nekhbet

Ahmose Pen-Nekhbet was an official who served under a number of Pharaohs in the Early New Kingdom. His tomb, (EK2) at El Kab (osirisnet) houses his biography (reshafim). And what a guy he was. He held various titles, fought for Egypt and names himself as Tutor to Neferure:

"The divine consort, the Great King's Wife, Makere, triumphant, repeated honors to me. I reared her eldest daughter, the Royal Daughter, Nefrure, triumphant, while she was a child upon the breast ........."
(from the "his biography" link, above)

Maat-ka-Ra Hatschepsut has a full page on Ahmose - go to: Persons>Pennechbet


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