Takhuit was the Great Royal Wife of Psamtik II. She dates to the Twenty-sixth Dynasty of Egypt.[2]

Takhuit in hieroglyphs
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BiographyEdit

Takhuit was the wife of Psamtik II and the mother of Pharaoh Apries and the God's Wife of Amun Ankhnesneferibre.[3] Takhuit is known to be the wife of King Psamtik II, because their daughter Ankhnesneferibre is recorded as a King's Sister and to be born of Takhuit.[4]

BurialEdit

Takhuit was buried in Athribis. Her tomb was discovered in 1950.[5] A large sarcophagus and a heart scarab were discovered in her tomb.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Roberto Gozzoli: Psammetichus II, Reign, Documents and Officials, London 2017, ISBN 978-1-906137-41-0, p. 21
  2. ^ Roberto Gozzoli: Psammetichus II, Reign, Documents and Officials, London 2017, ISBN 978-1-906137-41-0, pp. 20-21
  3. ^ Dodson, Aidan and Hilton, Dyan. The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt. Thames & Hudson. 2004. ISBN 0-500-05128-3
  4. ^ a b Grajetzki, Ancient Egyptian Queens: A Hieroglyphic Dictionary, Golden House Publications, London, 2005, ISBN 978-0-9547218-9-3
  5. ^ Roberto Gozzoli: Psammetichus II, Reign, Documents and Officials, London 2017, ISBN 978-1-906137-41-0, S. 20-21