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


Djehutymose

18th Dynasty

Djehutymose, son of Hatiay and Iniuhe, was a scribe in the royal necropolis of Thebes. He was responsible for resealing the tomb of King Tutankhamun after it was entered by robbers. He scribbled his name on a calcite jar in the king's tomb. The burial chamber and the antechamber were replastered and resealed, on this the second occasion on which the tomb had been entered illegally.Djehutymose evidently made a speciality of the restoration of plundered royal tombs, as he left another note in the tomb of King Thutmose IV, in which he worked in the eighth year of the reign of King Horemheb. On this occasion he was acting as assistant to 'the King's Scribe, the Overseer of the Treasury, the Overseer of the Place of Eternity', Maya. Djehutymose was described as ' the steward of the southern city' in the inscription which dates from Horemheb's eighth regnal year.


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Last Updated: June 20th, 2011

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