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Wahtye (fl. 25th-century BC) was a high-ranking priest and official who served under King Neferirkare Kakai during the Fifth Dynasty of Egypt. In November 2018 it was announced that his tomb had been found at the Saqqara necropolis. Inside the tomb were reliefs of Wahyte, his wife Weret Ptah, and his mother, Merit Meen.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Williams, A. R. (December 17, 2018). "Untouched 4,400-year-old tomb discovered at Saqqara, Egypt". National Geographic. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  2. ^ "Egypt tomb: Saqqara 'one of a kind' discovery revealed". BBC News. December 15, 2018. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  3. ^ Daragahi, Borzou (December 17, 2018). "Untouched 'one-of-a-kind' ancient tomb belonging to 'divine inspector' uncovered in Egypt". The Independent. Retrieved December 17, 2018.

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  Media related to Saqqara at Wikimedia Commons