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Ptolemaic High Priests of Letopolis: Sequence

 

The survivng records allow us to reconstruct a succession for the High Priests of Letopolis for the Ptolemaic period from the early third century to the early first century BC. These records fall into three groiups:

We have no guarantee that the known HPLs are the complete set of Ptolemaic HPLs. However, the above considerations give us the following sequence and chronology:

High Priest of Letopolis

Known Dates

Notes

Horemhotep I

Ankh-hapi

Horemhotep II

died before 217

nephew of Anemhor II HPM

Heriu I

Horemhotep III

possibly after Wennefer

Wennefer

possibly before Horemhotep III

Imhotep

between Horemhotep I and Ahmes

Ahmes

died 183

Heriu II

born 214 died 164

Psamtek

possibly after Heriu III

Heriu III

born 174 died 131

possibly before Psamtek

Pahenetjer-Petehoremhab

born 167 died 97

Anemhor-Pashen

born 107 died 73

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