| Nesitanebetashru |
|Status|| 21st dynasty - Daughter of Pinedjem II
22nd dynasty - Wife of Pharaoh Sheshonk II
|Date(s)||21st and 22nd dynasty|
Nesitanebetashru was the name of two ancient Egyptian women. There is not much about this mummy but according to Linguistic Anthropologists the name means “belonging to the lady of the ashru”; the ashru or isheru was a Sickle -shaped sacred lake around the temples of solar goddesses, but here it refers to Mut.
- Nesitanebetashru of the 21st dynasty also known as "Nesitanebetashru -Smith" was a female offspring of Pinedjem II, High Priest of Amun, and Neskhons. She is acknowledged in the funerary text of her mother, written on a wooden tablet..
- Nesitanebetashru of the 22nd dynasty was the spouse of Pharaoh Sheshonk II and the mother of Pharaoh Harsiese A. She was also a Chantress of Amun.
1.) 21st Dynasty Nesitanebetashru : Her mummy, sarcophagus and ushabtis were discovered in the tomb TT320 and are now in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.
2.) 22nd Dynasty Nesitanebetashru : She is remarked on a statue of Bes.
- Mummy of Nesitanebetashru (21st dynasty)
- Hermann Ranke: Die ägyptische Persönennamen. Verlag von J. J. Augustin in Glückstadt , 1935 , p:179
- Aidan Dodson & Dyan Hilton, The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt, Thames & Hudson (2004) , p: 208
- Dodson & Hilton; op.cit., p: 221