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


11th Dynasty

Tem was a queen of the 11th Dynasty, married to the Mentuhotpe II (2061-2010 B.C.), believed to be the mother of Mentuhotpe II. her tomb at Deir El-Bahri is large and beautifully decorated. The largest of the female graves sites, Tem's burial chamber contained a Sarcophagus made of alabaster and sandstone.

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Last Updated: June 20th, 2011

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