The First Egyptologist
Born: c1281 BC, Memphis, Egypt
Died: c1225 BC
Khaemweset was the fourth son of the Pharaoh and his wife Isetnefret.
His life’s work was preserving and protecting monuments and temples that his people had built previously and saving the names of those who made them from obscurity. During his father’s reign he served as High Priest to Ptah at Memphis.
Located In My Personal Library:
The Pharaohs by Joyce Tyldesley
Religion and Magic in Ancient Egypt by Rosalie David