| Mehit-em-Wesekht |
|Date(s)||circa 300 BC|
|Location||Te Papa Museum of New Zealand|
A private collector, Charles Rooking Carter, gave the mummy and coffin to the Colonial Museum (now Te Papa) in 1885.
Mehit-em-Wesekht lived in Middle Egypt around 300 BC. Her parents were priests in the Temple of Min at Akhmim, and she was training to be a musician priestess. When she died, she was only just out of adolescence.