Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Nynetjer


Second Dynasty

A ruler of considerable obscurity, Nynetjer may nonetheless have reigned for thirty-eight years; some incidents relating to his reign are recorded in the Palermo Stone. During that time he is said to have built extensively and to have celebrated numerous festivals. He was probably the third king of the Dynasty, following Raneb to the throne. He may have been buried at Saqqara though his tomb has not been found; it may be one of those thought to have been buried or destroyed during the building of the pyramid of King Unas.

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Last Updated: June 19th, 2011

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