Third Intermediate Period, 21st Dynasty, circa 988-955 BC.
Ast-em-khebit, half sister of Pinudjem II, was also his second wife, and mother to two daughters and a son Pasebkhanut II. Her mummy, coffins and other funerary equipment were buried alongside Pinudjem II in TT320 near Dei el-Bahari and are now in Cairo.
For further discussion of the lives of the High Priests of Amun, see A. Dodson, The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt, London, 2004, pp. 196-209. Size 5-7/8 inches (14.5cm) high; 6-3/4 inches (17.1cm) on block base. Provenance: Bodo Bleß (1940-2022) collection, Berlin, acquired from Charles Ede Ltd., London, March 1972.
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