Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. im-HO-tehp(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Egyptian jj-m-ḥtp meaning "he comes in peace" [1]. This was the name of a 27th-century BC architect, priest, physician and chief minister to the pharaoh Djoser. Imhotep apparently designed the step pyramid at Saqqara, near Memphis.

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Sources & References

  1. Ranke, Hermann. Die Ägyptischen Personennamen. J. J. Augustin, 1935, page 9.
Entry updated June 9, 2023