Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Djar


11th Dynasty

Djar was an overseer of the royal harem during the reign of Mentuhotpe II. This was an important position since the pharaoh kept a large harem. The king had several of his female companions buried with him in his tomb at Deir el-Bahri. Djar had a tomb near the complex at Thebes, which was an indication of his rank and reputation.

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Last Updated: June 20th, 2011