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Theban Tomb 46 And Its Owner, Ramose

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This chapter discusses the date of the tomb and its owner on the basis of author's first-hand research within the tomb. Theban Tomb 46 (TT46) is situated approximately in the middle of the hill of Sheikh abd al-Qurna. Ramose, the owner of TT46, was an official in the post-Amarna Period, most probably under Tutankhamun and Ay, and served as the "Overseer of Granaries of Upper and Lower Egypt," "Steward of the Temple of Aten," and "High Priest of Amun in Menset&t;. The chapter lists all Ramose's titles and epithets identified in TT46, in order to clarify when Ramose was living.

Keywords: Egypt; Ramose; Theban Tomb 46 (TT46)



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