The Tomb of Shepsipumin / Kheni (H24)

The Tomb of Shepsipumin / Kheni (H24)

The tomb of Shepsipumin dates to the sixth Dynasty, end of the reign of King Pepy II (2278-2184 BC). It was situated high up on the cliff, at a height of 225 metres. Shepsipumin was also called Kheni and was the eldest son and successor of Theti-Iker, owner of the neighbouring tomb no. H26.

Kheni held many titles, Count, Treasurer of the King of Lower Egypt, Sem-priest, Sole companion, Overseer of Upper Egypt, Lector-priest, Overseer of priests, Great overlord of Akhmim. Besides his wife, Hetpet who was called the Priestess of Hathor and two of their daughters were mentioned in the tomb, in addition to four sons. The name of the eldest son is Teti.

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