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


Twelfth Dynasty

Bener was the Hall-Keeper to the Palace in the reign of King Senwosret I. He is commemorated by one of the earliest know shabti figurines, the small models of 'Answerers', placed in the tomb to carry out any disagreeable tasks which the deceased might be required to undertake on the journey to the afterlife.

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Last Updated: June 20th, 2011