Amenhotep, Priest of Amun (18th Dynasty)

Amenhotep lived during the 18th Dynasty, the New Kingdom era. (c. 1479-1425 b.c.) He was the High Priest in the Temple of Amun. [cite web|url=http://euler.slu.edu/Dept/Faculty/bart/egyptianhtml/kings%20and%20Queens/High_Priests_of_Amun.html|title=High Preists of Amun]

He was in charge of most of the wealth of Egypt, which flowed in and out of the Temple of Amun. He was also in charge of the gardens and graineries of the Temple. Over the course of his lifetime he presided of the funerals of three Pharaohs. Those Pharaohs were: Amenhotep I, Thutmose I, and Thutmose III.

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