Ipu was a royal nurse during the 18th Dynasty of ancient Egypt. She was the mother of Queen Satiah, Great Royal Wife of Pharaoh Thutmose III.[1]

She is mentioned on an offering table of Satiah's, found in Abydos, now in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. She is named Nurse of the God.[2]

She may be identical with Ipu, the wife of Ahmose Pennekhbet.[3]


  1. ^ Dodson, Aidan; Hilton, Dyan (2004). The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt. London: Thames & Hudson. ISBN 0-500-05128-3., p.138,140
  2. ^ Dodson & Hilton, p.138
  3. ^ "Anneke Bart: The New Kingdom Tombs of El Kab / Nekhen". Archived from the original on 2007-10-12. Retrieved 2009-08-29.