(Amenophis, Amenotes) Amenhotep son of Hapu was born in Athribis in the fifteenth century BCE and served in the local government and in the priesthood of . burial of Amenhotep son of Hapu. date: Amenhotep III (about BC). Amenhotep is one of the main personalities under Amenhotep III responsible for several. Amenhotep son of Hapu is well-known and well-studied, with a large volume of . Situations 5) and 6) best relate to the study of Amenhotep son of Hapu and his .

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Amenophis, Amenotes Amenhotep son of Hapu was born in Athribis in zmenhotep fifteenth century BCE and served in the local government and in the priesthood of Khenty-khety before being called to the royal court at Thebes in his early fifties.

Amenhotep son of Hapu died at the age of around eighty. After his death he acquired a ameenhotep as a healer and an intermediary of the God Amunand was often worshiped alongside his fellow deified architect and healer Imhotepsurpassing the latter in popularity in the vicinity of Thebes.


Amenhotep, Son of Hapu

Amenhotep son of Hapu is depicted as haapu scribe, often with palette and scroll, somewhat older and corpulent, with a fuller hairstyle or wig than the standard kind, a short beard, and often wearing a long apron. Votive inscriptions from a Ptolemaic chapel behind the upper mortuary temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari show that Amenhotep son of Hapu was still worshiped in the second century CE, more ammenhotep 1, years after his death.

In addition to the divinization of his mortal parents, Amenhotep is often characterized as the son of Amun, or of Ptah, or of Seshat and Thoth.

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