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Tausret (about 1194/93-1186/85 BC)

Ruling queen of the late Nineteenth Dynasty, one of the few women to rule Egypt, perhaps alongside Saptah: after her death, her monuments were defaced to remove the presence of a ruling queen from the hieroglyphic, so eternal, record. There continues to be much debate over the exact sequence of events in the late Nineteenth Dynasty, after the reign of Merenptah: fragmentary or scattered manuscripts and inscriptions provide inconclusive evidence for the relations between Amenmesse, Sety II, queen Tawesret and Siptah.

Horus name: Kanakht Merymaat-nebanemnisutmiitmu
Nebty name: Geregkemet-wafkhasut
Golden Falcon name:
Prenomen: Satre-meramun
Nomen: Tausret-setpetenmut

Burial place: Rock cut tomb in Thebes (Valley of the Kings tomb 14)

Attestations in the Petrie Museum

scarab UC 1284 (from Gurob)
UC 1284
finds from her mortuary temple
the mortuary temple of Tausret at Thebes

Further Attestations (selective):



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