Khentikha


Khentikha
(fl. 2225 BC)
   Governor of Dakhla Oasis under Pepy II of Dynasty 6. Son of Ima-Pepy II, a previous governor. His tomb is the most impressive in the series of official tombs. He is also credited with the building of the governor’s palace at Balat.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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  • Balat —    Modern name for a site near Ayn Asil in the Dakhla Oasis. Ancient Dmi iw. It flourished during the Old Kingdom and was the center of the oasis and seat of the local governor. The site was discovered by Egyptian archaeologist Ahmad Fakhry, who… …   Ancient Egypt