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Merope was an Egyptian woman who was engaged to the honey farmer Hapti, and had conceived a child with him, before Hapti ended up as a worker in the Roman Quarry Camp in the Green Mountains region of Cyrenaica during the mid-1st century BCE.
Sometime prior to 47 BCE, Hapti proposed to Merope, and they agreed to marry. Before that could happen, though, they conceived a child and Hapti ended up as a worker in the Roman Quarry Camp.
While Hapti was at the quarry, he wrought a bracelet for Merope, as a wedding gift.
Unfortunately in 47 BCE, another worker at the quarry, Seker, roused some of the workers, and they plotted a revolt against the Romans in charge of the quarry. Hapti tried to dissuade Seker and his followers, but failed. Fearing for the worst, Hapti wrote a letter to Merope, and gave it to a messenger.
The messenger, however, was caught and tortured by bandits of a nearby hideout. Exploring the hideout, the Medjay Bayek of Siwa found Hapti's letter, and decided to find the man who had written it.
Coming upon the quarry, Bayek found corpses littering the ground: the Romans had answered the attempted revolt by slaughtering all the workers, including Hapti, whom Bayek recognized by his Ankh-tattoo. However, the bracelet Hapti had mentioned in his letter wasn't on his body, but a Roman soldier had claimed it; Bayek retrieved it, located Hapti's honey farm southeast of the quarry, and gave Merope the bracelet with condolences. Merope bemoaned the fact that Hapti's child would grow without a father, and that she herself had become just another woman, widowed by the Romans.