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Anemhor II

 

Anemhor II1, gods father, beloved of the god, sm-priest, prophet of Ptah, sDm, wr hAw, nDm stj, xa-rA, prophet of the gods Euergetai and Philopatores, prophet of Ptah, lord of the lake of the south, as well as the gods of the domain of Ptah, lord of the lake of the north, prophet of Khnum-Khentiuaref, prophet of the gods of the domain of Khnum-Khentiuaref, scribe of Ptah of every third phyle of the temple of Memphis, prophet of the daughter, sister and wife of the king Arsinoe II, Thea Philadelphos in the temple of Arsinoe which is in the palace of Egypt, prophet of Nectanebo II, the Falcon, royal scribe who accounts for all things of the temple and domain of Serapis, serving for 15 days in each first phyle of the temple of Memphis, prophet of Ptah lord of the supplies of the temple of Memphis, overseer of the storehouse of the temple of Memphis, prophet of Renenet of the domain of Ptah, prophet of Nefertem of the fortification of Kerhet, prophet of Sekhmet of Sat, royal scribe responsible accountable for all things of the temple of Memphis and of the temple of Arsinoe Philadelphos, prophet-tutor of Horus the Child who resides at Sachebu, prophet of the window of appearance, prophet of Horus of the window of appearance, master of the secrets of the domain of Ptah, master of the secrets of Rosetau, master of the secrets of the secret chamber, prophet of the living Apis, herald of Ptah, king of all the sacred animals, count and prince, prophet of the lord of sycamore, chief of the prophets of all the gods and goddesses of Upper and Lower Egypt, Chief of Artificers (High Priest of Memphis), sm priest of Ptah, director of the wardrobe2, son of Nesisti-Pedubast3 by Nefersobek4, born 3 Phamenoth year 16 of Ptolemy I = 4 May 2895, married Herankh6 before Hathyr year 18 of Ptolemy II = January 2677, by whom he had Djedhor8, Horemakhet9 and probably Horemhotep10, retired from the pontificate some time before 23 Mecheir year 24 of Ptolemy III = 8 April 22311 died 26 Pharmouthi year 5 of Ptolemy IV = 8 June 21712.

[1] PP III 5352 = PP III 5442. PP IX also equates him to PP IX 5442a, named on statue Alexandria 27806; see discussion under Neferibre. Ý

[2] Stele Vienna 153, see PP IX 5352. Ý

[3] Stele Vienna 153, stele BM 380 name his father as Nesisti HPM. Chronologically Anemhor must be in the generation following Nesisti-Pedubast. He is named as son of Ns.... HPM son of Anemhor, non-HPM. For these reasons, his father Nesisti is to be identified with Nesisti-Pedubast HPM. Ý

[4] Stele Vienna 153. Ý

[5] Stele Vienna 153. J. Quaegebeur in D. J. Crawford et al, Studies on Ptolemaic Memphis 47 at 65, incorrectly gives the date as 287. Ý

[6] Stelae Vienna 154, BM 391. Ý

[7] I.e. at least 9 months before the date of birth of Djedhor HPM as given on stele Vienna 154. Ý

[8] Stele Vienna 154. Ý

[9] Stele BM 391. Ý

[10] Statue Moscow 5351. See discussion under Horemhotep. Ý

[11] Date of death of his son Djedhor HPM. Ý

[12] Stele Vienna 153. Ý

Update Notes:

21 March 2002: Created page
20 May 2002: Corrected Egyptian date equations as necessary

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