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Senedjemib Mehi was a vizier from the fifth dynasty of Egypt. Senedjemib Mehi started out his career under Djedkare Isesi and eventually became vizier under Unas.[1]

Senedjemib Mehi
Vizier
Mehi-Khentkaus.jpg
Mehi and his wife Khentkaus. With them are their children.
Burial
WifeKhentkaus
IssueSenedjemib
Mehi
Khentkaus
FatherSenedjemib Inti
MotherTjefi

TitlesEdit

Senedjemib Mehi held many titles, all recorded in his tomb, showing that he made a successful career:[2]

  • "Pillar of the knmt-folk"
  • "Favorite of the king" and "favorite of the king wherever he is"
  • "Overseer of the two workshops"
  • "Overseer of the two armories"
  • "Overseer of the two houses of gold"
  • "Overseer of (all) royal regalia"
  • "Overseer of scribes of royal records"
  • "Overseer of royal linen"
  • "Overseer of the two granaries"
  • "Overseer of all works of the king"
  • "Hereditary prince"
  • "Royal master builder in both houses" (i.e. in Upper and Lower Egypt)
  • "True count"
  • "Master of secrets of all commands of the king"
  • "Royal chamberlain"
  • "Sole friend" (i.e. of the king)
  • "Chief justice and vizier”

FamilyEdit

Senedjemib Mehi was the son of Senedjemib Inti and Tjefi. Mehi was married to Khentkaus, who was a King's daughter. She could be a daughter of Unas or possibly of Djedkare Isesi. They had at least three children:[3]

  • Senedjemib, named after his grandfather
  • Mehi, named after his father
  • Khentkaus, named after her mother

BurialEdit

Senedjemib Mehi was buried in tomb G2378 in Giza West Field immediately next to the tomb of his father.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Edward Brovarski, Giza Mastabas Vol. 7: The Senedjemib Complex
  2. ^ Edward Brovarski, Giza Mastabas Vol. 7: The Senedjemib Complex, p. 158
  3. ^ Edward Brovarski, Giza Mastabas Vol. 7: The Senedjemib Complex