Biography of Meryt-Amón III (ca. 1250 a.C.)

(Mryt-Imn) Princess Royal, eldest daughter of the great Royal wife Nefertari and Rameses II. Due to an illness of his mother, who was unable to attend the inauguration of the great Temple of Abu Simbel in the 24th year of the reign of Rameses II, the aforementioned Princess officially represented it in religious acts. Memory of this was a stele, was erected by the senior official Heqanakht. Meryt-Amon III also acted as great Royal wife to marriage with his own father. It was also then, confined to the Royal Harem and did not survive his father and husband. At his death, was buried in a tomb in the Valley of the Queens. His sarcophagus is in the Egyptian Museum in Berlin. References to Meryt-Amon III there are various Colossi of Rameses II (Tanis, Hercleopolis, Abu Simbel, Karnak, Luxor) and temples (El-Kab, Abu Simbel).