Tomb of Montjuemhat (4th Priest of Amun,
Mayor of Thebes) - TT34
25th Dynasty, King Taharqa.
had the lowly title of '4th Priest of Amun' he held considerable
power and influence and practicaly controlled Thebes as Mayor
- through this position much of Upper Egypt was also in his power.
Montjuemhat was an important
builder of temples at Thebes - here he built structures for himself
and King Taharqa.
By the time Egypt was
invaded by the Assyrians (which ended Taharqa's reign), Montjuemhat
was practically independent from his king and was able to reach
a separate peace with the invaders.