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


15th Dynasty

Herit was a princess of the 15th Dynasty and daughter of Apophis, who was a Hyksos. Her name and rank were learned from fragments of a vase that were found in a tomb at Thebes. The vase may have been taken by the Egyptians when the capital, Avaris, which was the home of the Hyksos kings, surrendered to 'Ahmose I's army.

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Last Updated: June 21st, 2011