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Psherenptah III

 

Psherenptah III1, same titles as Pedubast III, plus: scribe of the sacred books, chancellor of the god in the temple of Ptah, prophet of the pr-mDAt and pr-dwAt, scribe of Ptah xntj-Tnnt, scribe of Bastet mistress of Ankhtawi, scribe of Serapis and of Osiris at Rutiset and of Anubis who is on his mountain, scribe of Imhotep son of Ptah, prophet of Mendes in the lake of pharaoh, great prince of Egypt, eyes of the king of Upper Egypt, ears of the king of Lower Egypt, first prophet of the lord of the two lands, second to the king in the erection of the Djed pillar, master of the secrets of Rosetau, master of the secrets of Rutiset, master of the secrets of Tadjeser, master of the secrets of Kemit and of Hepnebes, master of the secrets of the temple of Ptah, master of the secrets of heaven, earth and the underworld, chief of the prophets of the gods, learned one on the seat of Thoth, prophet of Ptolemy the Young Dionysos, Chief of Artificers (High Priest of Memphis)2, son of Pedubast III3 by Herankh-beludje4, born 21 Phaophi year 25 of Ptolemy X = 4 November 905 acceded to the pontificate in 766, by an unknown first wife was the father of Kheredankh7; married Taimhotep8 on 22 Epeiph year 23 of Ptolemy XII = 25 July 589, by whom he was the father of Berenice10, Herankh-beludje11, Imhotep-Pedubast12, and probably Haran-tapedubast13; died 15 or 16 Epeiph year 11 of Cleopatra VII = 13 or 14 July 4114, buried on 30 Thoth year 12 of Cleopatra VII = 1 October 4115.

[1] PP III 5376. Gr: Psenptais. Ý

[2] Stele BM 886 -- see PP IX 5376. Ý

[3] Stelae BM 886, Ashm. 1971/18. Ý

[4] Stelae BM 886, Ashm. 1971/18. Ý

[5] Stele BM 886. Ý

[6] Stele BM 886 states that he was invested at the age of 14. Ý

[7] Stele UCL 14357. See discussion under Kheredankh. Ý

[8] Stelae BM 886, BM 147, BM 377. Ý

[9] Stele BM 147 + unpublished fragment from Centre Golénischeff. See discussion under Taimhotep. Ý

[10] Stele BM 377. See discussion under Taimhotep. Ý

[11] Stele BM 377. See discussion under Taimhotep. Ý

[12] Stelae BM 886, BM 147, BM 377, BM 188. Ý

[13] Stele BM 377. See discussion under Taimhotep. Ý

[14] 15 Epeiph: stele BM 886. 16 Epeiph: stele Ashm. 1971/18. Ý

[15] Stele BM 886. Ý

Update Notes:

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

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