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

Manetho of Sebennytos

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Manetho was an author and an Egyptian priest who was offered the patronage of the Ptolemaic court, the result of which was an orderly account, written in Greek, of the history of the Egyptian Pharaohs, which is still the basis of our conventional numbering of the dynasties.

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Last Updated: June 20th, 2011