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


11th Dynasty

Meketre' was chancellor and chief steward of the nation during the reign of Mentuhotpe II. He lived long enough to serve in various positions during the reign of Mentuhotpe III as well. His tomb that is located near Deir el-Bahri is very famous for its wooden replicas. These replicas represented the daily activities and life in that era. Miniature figurines of ships, soldiers, overseers and even cattle were placed near miniature buildings and gardens. The tomb was linked to Inyotef, possibly meaning Meketre' was his son and heir.

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Last Updated: June 20th, 2011

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