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Amun Ra's High Priest
Ankh-f-n-khonsu
Biographical Information
Name(s) Ankh-f-n-khonsu
Age 934 B.C. – 716 B.C.
Sex Male
Status Egyptian God
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Culture Egyptian
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Current Location
Location Luxor, Egypt
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Ankh-f-n-khon Su was a viceroy and vizier of Eygpt during the reign of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. The 2,700-year-old mummy was discovered in November 2015. The coffin is made of wood and includes ceremonial decoration and hieroglyphic markings. Known as "Ankh-f-n-khonsu", the high priest was found in Luxor, Egypt, in the tomb of Amenhotep-Huy, who was a vizier of Eygpt during from 1391BC to 1353BC.

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“The sarcophagus is made of wood and covered with a layer of plaster. It represents the deceased wearing a wig and crown with flowers and colorful ribbons along with ceremonial beard and a necklace adorning his chest,” read a statement from the Upper Egypt Antiquities Department.


References

Adl-Tabatabai, Sean. (2015). 2,700 year old high priest of god Amun Ra discovered in Egypt. Retrieved from http://yournewswire.com/2700-year-old-high-priest-of-god-amun-discovered-in-egypt/

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