Amenemipet called Pairy

Amenemipet called Pairy was a Vizier of Ancient Egypt.[1] He served during the reign of Amenhotep II and Tuthmosis IV.


Amenemipet (called) Pairy[1]
in hieroglyphs
Amenemipet called Pairy
Dynasty18th Dynasty
PharaohAmenhotep II and Tuthmosis IV
BurialThebes TT29 and KV48 in the Valley of the Kings


Amenemipet called Pairy was the son of Ahmose Humay and Nub. He was the cousin of Sennefer[2] who is shown in Amenemipet's Theban tomb together with Sennefer's wife Senetnay. Amenemipet had at least one son named Paser, who is depicted in his Theban tomb.[1]

Tombs and burial

Amenemipet called Pairy has a tomb chapel in TT29 in Abd el Qurna in Thebes.[1] His actual tomb was found in the Valley of the Kings. Tomb KV48 is an undecorated tomb in the western branch of the southwest wadi. It is located near KV35, the tomb of Amenhotep II whom Amenemipet served.[3] The tomb contained among others some shabtis belonging to Amenemipet.[4]


  1. Bertha Porter and Rosalind L.B. Moss: Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings: The Theban Necropolis, Part One: Private Tombs. Second Edition. Griffith Institute. Oxford 1994, ISBN 0900416157, pp. 45-46
  2. JJ Shirley: Crisis, Restructuring of the State: From the Second Intermediate Period to the Advent of the Ramesses, in: Juan Carlos Moreno Garcia: Ancient Egyptian Administration, Leiden, Boston 2013, ISBN 978-90-04-24952-3 p. 587
  3. Susanne Bickel, Other tombs, in: Richard H. Wilkinson, Kent R. Weeks (editors): The Oxford Handbook of the Valley of the Kings, Oxford 2015, ISBN 0199931631, p. 235
  4. Tomb 48 Archived 2008-11-01 at the Wayback Machine on the Theban Mapping Project page

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