Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Ankhnes-Pepi


6th Dynasty

Ankhnes-Pepi was the wife of Pepi II who ruled during the 6th Dynasty from 2246-2152 BC. Her son and grandson became the founders of the 8th Dynasty, which she lived to see. She was buried in a storage chamber in a sarcophagus that had been borrowed from a friend of the family who had the sarcophagus prepared for his own funeral.

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Last Updated: June 19th, 2011