Sarcophagus of Wahibreemakhet

This typical Egyptian sarcophagus actually belonged to Wahibreemakhet, a Greek-Egyptian. His parents had Greek names: Alexikles and Zenodote. Wahibreemakhet bore the title seal-bearer of the king, which is a well-known Egyptian title. His title and the quality of his sarcophagus suggest he was a wealthy man.

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  • Wahibreemakhet, a Greek in Egypt?

    story by Lauren van Kruijssen .

    This impressive sarcophagus belonged to Wahibreemakhet. Decorated with depictions of gods and inscribed with funerary spells, this is a traditional Egyptian sarcophagus. However, the owner was someone with a Greek background...

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