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Maya was the Treasurer during the reign of Pharaoh Tutankhamun of the Eighteenth dynasty of Ancient Egypt. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Maya (Egyptian). ... In many governments, a treasurer is the person responsible for running the treasury. ... Pharaoh (Hebrew פַּרְעֹה (without niqqud: פרעה), Standard Hebrew Parʿo, Tiberian Hebrew Parʿōh, Arabic فرعون) is a title used to refer to the kings (of godly status) in ancient Egypt. ... A portrait of the young Tutankhamun by Winifred Brunton. ... Known rulers, in the History of Egypt, for the Eighteenth Dynasty. ... Map of Ancient Egypt Ancient Egypt was a civilization along the Lower Nile, reaching from the Nile Delta in the north as far south as Jebel Barkal at the time of its greatest extension (15th century BC). ...


Maya has often been portrayed as one of the suspects in the murder of King Tut, but is usually exonerated. Maya was the least likely, major court official to ascend to the throne on Tut's death; both the king's Vizier Ay, and Military general Horemheb did becomes pharaohs after Tut's death. It is also believed by egyptologists that Maya cared for Tut as a gift inscribed in his name was found in Tut's tomb, which Maya had restored after it was robbed. A Vizier (وزير, sometimes also spelled Vizir, Wasir, Wazir, Wesir - grammatical vowel changes are common in many oriental languages) is an oriental, originally Persian, term for a high-ranking political (and sometimes religious) advisor or Minister, often to a Muslim monarch such as a Caliph, Amir, Malik (king) or Sultan. ... nomen or birth name Kheperkheprure Ay (occasionally Aya or Aye) was the penultimate Pharaoh of Ancient Egypts 18th dynasty. ... nomen or birth name Djeserkheperure Horemheb was the last Pharaoh of Ancient Egypts 18th Dynasty from 1321 BC to early 1292 BC. Horemheb came from Herakleopolis Magna near the entrance to the Fayum. ... ... Tomb KV62 in Egypts Valley of the Kings is the Tomb of Tutankhamun, famous the world over for the wealth of treasure it contained. ...


Maya's tomb at Saqqara was initially discovered by Richard Lepsius in 1843, and its impressive reliefs were recorded in sketches. The location became lost over the following decades and remained so until an expedtion lead by Geoffrey Martin of the University of Pennsylvania rediscoverd the site in 1986. Some of the reliefs were damaged but upon reassembly almost all of the were complete. Saqqara is a vast, ancient burial ground in Egypt, featuring the worlds oldest standing step pyramid. ... Richard Lepsius (1810–1884) was a Prussian Egyptologist, philologist and pioneer of modern archaeology. ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The University of Pennsylvania (Penn is the moniker used by the university itself; UPenn is also common) is a private, nonsectarian, research university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Statues of Maya and his wife Merit have been on display in the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden, the Netherlands since 1823. Leyden redirects here. ...



Ankh Notable Ancient Egyptians edit Ankh
Old Kingdom Rulers: Narmer | Menes | Djoser | Sneferu | Khufu | Khafra | Menkaura | Pepi II
Middle Kingdom Rulers: Mentuhotep II | Mentuhotep IV | Senusret III | Amenemhat III | Sobekneferu
New Kingdom Rulers: Hatshepsut | Thutmose III | Amenhotep III | Akhenaten | Tutankhamun | Ramesses I | Ramesses II
Other Rulers: Psammetichus I | Shoshenq I | Piye | Taharqa | Ptolemy I | Cleopatra VII
Consorts: Tetisheri | Ahmose-Nefertari | Ahmose | Tiy | Nefertiti | Ankhesenpaaten | Nefertari | Mark Antony
Court officials: Imhotep | Weni | Ahmose, son of Ebana | Ineni | Senemut | Yuya | Maya | Yuny | Manetho | Pothinus

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Maya (Egyptian) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (234 words)
Maya was the Treasurer during the reign of Pharaoh Tutankhamun of the Eighteenth dynasty of Ancient Egypt.
Maya was the least likely, major court official to ascend to the throne on Tut's death; both the king's Vizier Ay, and Military general Horemheb did becomes pharaohs after Tut's death.
Maya's tomb at Saqqara was initially discovered by Richard Lepsius in 1843, and its impressive reliefs were recorded in sketches.
Maya (Egyptian official) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (162 words)
Maya was an important Egyptian official during the reign of the last three pharaohs of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt: Tutankhamun, Kheperkheprure Ay, and Horemheb.
Maya collected taxes and performed other services for these pharaohs, including supervising the preparation of their tombs.
Maya's own tomb at Saqqara was excavated in 1843 by the archaeologist Karl Richard Lepsius.
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