Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Djehutihotep


12th Dynasty

Djehutihotep was a nomarch during the reigns of Amenemhet II and Senwosret II, who reigned during the 12th Dynasty. He performed many services for the royal family and accompanied Senwosret II on a military campaign in Syria. The thing that he is best remembered for are the reliefs in his tomb at Bersha. These reliefs show the transporting of a colossal statue from the quarry at Hatnub. These give insight into the construction and the architectural methods of this time period. Many building projects were going on at this time. This statue weighed more than 60 tons and was moved on a huge sled by the Egyptians as part of their corvee obligations.

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Last Updated: June 20th, 2011

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