He was a son of prince rahotep and nofret , grandson of pharaoh sneferu and nephew of pharaoh khufu he had two brothers and three sisters he is depicted in the tomb chapels of his parents and bears there the title king's acquaintance.
Rahotep might have been a son of king senefru and thus, a brother of king khufuhe held the titles of high priest of ra at heliopolis, general of the army, and chief of constructions he is seen here wearing a short kilt, short hair, a fine mustache, and a heart-shaped amulet around his neck rahotep's wife, nofret, is described as the one acquainted to the king. References jacques kinnaer, rahotep and nofret aidan dodson & dyan hilton, the complete royal families of ancient egypt, thames & hudson (2004) isbn 0-500-05128-3 alan fildes gallery, nedjemib, the kings acquaintance nedjemib was an ancient egyptian princess who lived during fourth dynasty of egypt.
The 2 statues, nofret and rahotep prince rahotep's statue has six columns of text, naming his titles and duties, with columns three and six, each ending with his name, ra-hotep nofret has identical texts, one column both right and left. Prince rahotep was a prince in ancient egypt during the 4th dynasty nofret and rahotep had three sons – djedi, itu and neferkau – and three daughters – mereret, nedjemib and sethtet they are depicted in rahotep’s tomb nofret-(nfr-t) (from the statue. The mastaba prince rahotep and his wife nofret, is north of the mastaba of nefermaat it is here that mariette found the twin famous painted limestone statues now on display at the cairo museum.
Rahotep and nofret of the many notable statuary discovered in egypt, the two companion statutes of rahotep and nofret may be the most remarkable. Prince rahotep was a prince in ancient egypt during the 4th dynastyhe was probably a son of pharaoh sneferu and his first wife, although zahi hawass suggests his father was huni.
Prince rahotep and his wife nofret (dynasty iv) this statuary group that was found in the tomb of rahotep in meidum represents prince rahotep, who was high priest of heliopolis, and his wife princess nofret. Rahotep was a son of snofru he and his wife nofret are famous through a wonderfully preserved statue group found in their tomb at meidum. Rahotep was a high official who lived at the end of the 3rd and the beginning of the 4th dynasty according to his titulary, he was the physical son of the king.