Servant in the Place of Truth

sḏm-ꜥš m st mꜣꜥt, usually translated as Servant in the Place of Truth is an ancient Egyptian title that is used to refer to someone who worked in the Theban Necropolis, on the west bank of the Nile in Thebes.[1] Set-Maat (Ancient Egyptian: st mꜣꜥt "Place of Truth") was the name of the workmen's settlement today known as Deir el-Medina. Several artisans had nicely decorated tombs here.

Servant in the Place of Truth
in hieroglyphs

Notable persons and their tombs


  1. Jaroslav Černý (2004). A Community of Workmen at Thebes in the Ramesside Period. Cairo: IFAO. p. 29.

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