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Imuthes
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[2] Official of Heliopolis

(Imhotep; Egyptian Jj-m-Ḥtp; Greek Ἰμούθης/Imoúthēs). Documented in contemporary inscriptions and papyri at the beginning of the 3rd Dynasty (around 2650 BC) under  Djoser and Sechemchet as the highest ranking official, senior demesne administrator and high priest of  Heliopolis, perhaps also in the (cult?) role of senior sculptor and site manager. In…

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Seidlmayer, Stephan Johannes (Berlin), “Imuthes”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 26 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e523770>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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