Russian Academy of Sciences
                            Centre for Egyptological Studies, Moscow (CESRAS)
                                                        Russian Institute of Egyptology in Cairo (RIEC)

 Leather Funerary Baldachin of Isetemkheb B, Complete Text by Émile Brugsch, Cairo, 1889                             

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Isetemkheb B to whom the
baldachin belonged was not
married. HPA & "king"
Menkheperraw was married to
Isetemkheb C, daughter of the
Tanite King Psusennes I.
Their remains have not been
found. Their seals were found
on offerings probably made for
the God's Wife of Amun
Maatkaraw-Mutemhat, sister
of Menkheperraw, who died
during his pontificate, or for
Menkheperraw's mother,
Duat-Hathor Henuttauy.The
Isetemkheb whose mummy
was found in TT320 was
Isetemkheb D, sister-wife of
HPA Pinodjem II, children of
Menkheperraw and
Isetemkheb C.
I warned you at the start of Brugsch's text printed here that the early "Egyptologists" knew very
little about many of their subjects and that such "very little" was often very wrong. The Third
Intermediate Period (1070-712 (we assign the 25th Dynasty to the Late Period)), especially the
Upper Egyptian line, was not "fashionable" and thus scientifically neglected. The galleries of the
National Museum which house the wonderful and in all the world unique baldachin of
Asetemachbjt B and most of the D21a HPA family is little known and seldom visited, generally only
because a visitor lost his way. Tourist guides do not take their groups to this part of the museum
("King Tut" and the world's most popular display of dead humans are on the opposite side).

Edward R. Loring/CESRAS/2012
not a queen!
Isetemkheb D
utter nonsense
Pinodjem I
but not for Isetemkheb D
This single and not high
ranking beneface indicates
that Isetemkheb B died young.
The inscriptions on the
baldachin, showing her father,
HPA Masaharta as dead and
her grandfather, Khakheperre
Paynedjem I as king allow us
to date her death between
1046 and 1037 BCE