Senmut

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Senmut

 

(also Sennemut, Senenmut). Born 16th century B.C; died 15th century B.C Ancient Egyptian architect. Senmut worked in Thebes. He built the temple of Queen Hatshepsut in Deir el Bahri and directed work on the temples of the god Amon-Re and the goddess Mut in Karnak and various temples in Luxor and Hermonthis.

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Among her topics are the invention of writing and number notation, metrological systems, the mathematical training of scribes, New Kingdom mathematical texts Ostraca Senmut 153 and Turin 57170, mathematics in literature, and Demotic Greek arithmetic.
There are many more examples of alliterations and wordplays in ShS Early in the narrative the Sailor states: ph[cdotp]n[cdotp]n phwy w[[contains].sup.[contains]]w[[contains].sup.[contains]]t "we reached the end of Wawat," and then continues, sni[cdotp]n[cdotp]n snmwt "we passed Senmut" (lines 8-10).
Indeed she had a very close relationship with a commoner and tutor to her daughter, Senmut. Many Egyptologists believe that the two were lovers and there are inscriptions depicting them as such at Deir el-Bahri.
167-506), eighteen documents are presented in English translation, each carefully annotated: (1) Old and Middle Kingdom feast lists; (2) the Ebers Calendar; (3) the astronomical ceiling of Senmut's tomb; (4) the ceiling of Hall K in Seti I's tomb; (5) extracts from the calendar at Medinet Habu; (6) lists of the names of the thirty lunar days; [documents (7), the lengths of day and night in Cairo Papyrus no.