Ankhesenpepi III

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For other Egyptian ladies called Ankhesenpepi, see Ankhesenpepi.
Ankhesenpepi III
Resting place Pyramid in Saqqara
Occupation Queen of Egypt
Spouse(s) Pepi II
Parent(s) Nemtyemsaf I
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Ankhesenpepi III was an ancient Egyptian queen of the Sixth dynasty. She was named after her grandmother, Ankhesenpepi I. Ankhesenpepi III was a daughter of Nemtyemsaf I and she became the wife of Pepi II.[1]

Her titles included: King’s Wife (hmt-niswt), King’s Daughter (z3t-niswt).[2]

Ankhesenpepi III was buried in a pyramid near that of Pepi I. The main part of her sarcophagus was made of sandstone and embedded in the floor of the burial chamber. The lid of the sarcophagus was made of pink granite.[3]


  1. Dodson and Hilton: The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt, 2004
  2. W. Grajetzki: Ancient Egyptian Queens: a hieroglyphic dictionary.
  3. Verner, Pyramids, 1994