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Military Commander, Superintendent of the Southern Lands
Dynasty 18th Dynasty and 19th Dynasty
Pharaoh Ramesses II
Father Minhotep
Mother Maia
Burial TT156 in Thebes


in hieroglyphs

Pennesuttawy was a Military Commander and Superintendent of the Southern Lands (Kush) during the beginning of the Nineteenth dynasty of Egypt.


Pennesuttawy was the son of Minhotep and Maia. He was a brother of the High Priest of Amun Parennefer who is dated to the reigns of Tutankhamen and Horemheb. Another brother was the High Priest of Min and Isis named Minmose. The three brothers are mentioned in a family monument dedicated by the Chief of Works, Amenemone, who was a son of the High Priest, Parennefer.[2]

Pennesuttawy was married to the chantress of Amun (Amun-Re in Karnak) named Maia. They had at least two children:

  • Nakhtmin

    was the first Stablemaster of the Pharaoh.

  • Baketwerner


Pennesuttawy is known from his tomb (TT156) in Thebes, Egypt.[1]

He is shown in an inscription from Buhen, where he is shown before Ramesses II.

Pennesuttawy appears as part of the extended family of the Chief of Works, Amenemone. He is listed as the paternal uncle of Amenemone and he is mentioned alongside his brother Minmose.[2]


  1. ^ a b Porter, Bertha and Moss, Rosalind, Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Statues, Reliefs and Paintings Volume I: The Theban Necropolis, Part I. Private Tombs, Griffith Institute. 1970, 265 - 266, ASIN: B002WL4ON4
  2. ^ a b Kitchen, K.A., Rammeside Inscriptions, Translated & Annotated, Translations, Volume III, Blackwell Publishers, 1996, pg 78 - 79, 193-195, 209, 315

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