Ancient Egypt


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Kings and Queens

4th dynasty
Seneferu, Khufu, Khafre, Menkaure, Djedefre, etc.

11th dynasty
Kings named Mentuhotep and Intef

12th dynasty
Amenemhet I - IV,
Senusret I-III

18th dynasty
Amenhotep I-IV,
Tuthmosis I-IV, Akhenaten, Tutankhamen, Aye, Horemheb, etc.

19th dynasty
Sety I-II, Ramesses I-II, Merenptah, Amenmesses, Tawosret.

20th dynasty

Sethnakht, Ramesses III
Ramesses IV - XI

25th dynasty
Alara, Kashta, Piye,
Shabaka, Shabataka,
Taharqa, Tanutamun, etc.

Cleopatra VII Philopator

Queens (D1-6)- Old Kingdom
Queens (D11-13) Middle Kingd.
Queens (D16-20)- New Kingdom
Queens (D21-29)- Late Period

Officials, Priesthood etc.
Viziers (New Kingdom)
High Priests of Amun
God's Wives of Amun
High Priests of Ptah
Viceroys of Nubia
Who's who of New Kingdom

Amarna Period
Queen Nefertiti
inscriptions Queen Nefertiti.
Queen Kiya

Tombs at Amarna
Houses at Amarna

Valley of the Kings,
Valley of the Queens
Theban Tombs,
Tombs at Abydos
Tombs at El Kab
Tombs in Aswan
Early dynastic Saqqara
New Kingdom Saqqara
The Unis Cemetary

Mastabas at the Giza Plateau
Giza Mastabas 1000 cemetary
Giza Mastaba 2000 cemetary
Giza Mataba 2300 cemetary
Giza Mastaba 4000 cemetary
Giza Mastaba 5000 cemetary
Giza Mastaba 6000 cemetary
Giza Mastaba 7000 cemetary

Mummy Caches
Tomb DB320
Tomb KV35


Horus name: Neb-khau
Nebty name: Neb-khau-nebty
Golden Falcon name: Netjerwy-nub
Nomen: Sahure

Burial place: Pyramid at Saqqara (called Wab-isut-Userkaf)

Son of Userkaf and Neferhetepes

  • Nefert-ha-Nebti: Depicted in the mortuary temple of her husband Sahure in Abusir. The name is a reconstruction of […]r[…]Nbti.  Titles: Great of Praises, She who sees Horus and Seth, King’s Wife, his beloved, Companion of Horus.

Royal Children:


  • Horemsaf A
  • Khakare
  • Netjerirenre
  • Nebankhre

Courtiers from the time of Sahure

Sekhemkare, Temp. Khephren to early 5th dynasty. King’s eldest son of his body, Chief Justice and Vizier (probably of Userkaf and Sahure), etc. Burial site is tomb LG 89 (= G 8154). Sekhemkare was  a son of Khafre and Queen Hekenuhedjet(?). His wife, Khufu[..]et Royal acquaintance, is mentioned in his tomb as well as his sons Horkhaf, Khafre-ankh, Khafre-baf. In room II of the tomb a palace facade is depicted with the names of Khafre, Menkaure, Shepseskaf, Userkaf and Sahure inscribed above the scene.

Nesutpanetjer. In his tomb the names of Djedefre, Khafre, Menkaure, Shepseskaf, Userkaf and Sahure appear, indcating Nesutpanetjer lived during the reigns of these rulers.

Ptashepses (High Priest of Ptah) (link: inscription) Ptahshepses was raised at the court of Pharaoh Menkaure. He married Princess Khamaat, the daughter of king Userkaf (or possibly Shepseskaf). He served seven kings: Menkaure, Shepseskaf, Userkaf, Sahure, Neferirkare, Raneferef, and Neuserre.
Reliefs from the tomb of Ptahshepses can be found in the Museum of Liverpool.

Reign of Sahure. Buried in Saqqara?  Items from Kanefer's tomb are known from musea. Two offering tables exist at the British Museum and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek of Copenhagen respectively. A statue group of Kanefer, his wife Tjentety and their son Khuwyptah is in the Kimbell Art Museum of Strong Worth (Texas)

Seshemnefer I  Royal chamberlain, Prophet of Heket, Judge and boundary official. Seshemnefer also held the title of beloning to the mansion of Har-Kheper (Djedefre).  Seshemnefer was married to the lady Amendjefas who held the title of royal acquaintance. Sons named Pehenptah, Khufuankh and Rawer (I) are mentioned in Seshemnefer's tomb - mastaba G 4940 in Giza. Daughters include Nefer-hathor, and Nefret-ha-khufu. King Neferirkare is mentioned in the tomb.

Washptah named Izi (link: tomb inscription)

Seshathotep Heti - Overseer of all works of the King, King's Son of his body, Greatest of the Ten of Upper Egypt. Married to lady Meritites, who was a Priestess of Neith and Hathor.
Buried in Mastaba G 5150. Sons: Seshathotep, Heti, and possibly Iunu? (a King's Son and Vizier). Daughters: Henutsen and Meritites, Autib, Messat, Nisynisut, and Hetepibes.
Note: Baud and Kanawati for example date Seshathotep to the time of Khafre or late 4th dynasty.


Last edited: November 2008

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