Manhata


Manhata
   A wife of Thutmose III. She was buried with her cowives, Manuwai and Maruta, in a tomb in Wadi Gabbanat alQurud. Their names have also been transliterated as Menhet, Menwi, and Merti. The tomb was discovered almost intact by illicit diggers in 1916, and the bulk of the objects were sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1918 onward. The names indicate that the ladies were of Caananite or Syrian extraction and were probably acquired as a result of the king’s levantine conquests.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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  • MANHATA — vulgo Manhate, aliter Amsterodamum novum. Vide ibi …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Manuwai —    See Manhata. Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier …   Ancient Egypt

  • Maruta —    See Manhata. Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier …   Ancient Egypt

  • Menhet —    See Manhata. Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier …   Ancient Egypt

  • Menwi —    See Manhata. Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier …   Ancient Egypt

  • Merti —    See Manhata. Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier …   Ancient Egypt

  • Wadi Gabbanatal-Qurud —    Adesert wadi on the west bank of the Nile opposite Thebesin which a number of tombsof Dynasty 18 queens are located, including Manhata and other foreign wives of Thutmose III, and Hatshepsut’s first tomb and possibly that of her mother, Ahmose …   Ancient Egypt


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