Servant in the Place of Truth

Servant in the Place of Truth
Egyptian hieroglyphs

sḏm-ꜥš m st mꜣꜥt, usually translated as Servant in the Place of Truth is an ancient Egyptian title that is used to refer to someone who worked in the Theban Necropolis, on the west bank of the Nile in Thebes.[1] Set-Maat (Ancient Egyptian: st mꜣꜥt "Place of Truth") was the name of the workmen's settlement today known as Deir el-Medina. Several artisans had nicely decorated tombs here.

Notable persons and their tombsEdit

Scene from Sennedjem's tomb


  1. ^ Jaroslav Černý (2004). A Community of Workmen at Thebes in the Ramesside Period. Cairo: IFAO. p. 29.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Deir el-Medina at Wikimedia Commons