Egypt: Rulers, Kings and Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Zanakht


2650-2630 B.C.
3rd Dynasty

Zanakht was the founder of the 3rd Dynasty, and was the older brother of King Djoser. Zanakht's name is listed in the Abydos Book of Kings, the Turin Canon and in the Westcar Papyrus. His tomb at Saqqara was incorporated into the Step Pyramid.