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Who was King Djoser married to?
|Children||Inetkawes, maybe Sekhemkhet?|
What did Djoser do for Egypt?
Djoser, also spelled Zoser, second king of the 3rd dynasty (c. 2650–c. 2575 bce) of ancient Egypt, who undertook the construction of the earliest important stone building in Egypt. His reign, which probably lasted 19 years, was marked by great technological innovation in the use of stone architecture.
How and when did Djoser die?
Djoser’s exact date of death is unknown, although he probably died in either the mid or late 27th century BCE. Unfortunately, scholars don’t know…
Who were Khufu’s 3 wives?
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|Consort||Meritites I, Henutsen,|
|Children||Kawab, Djedefhor, Hetepheres II, Meritites II, Meresankh II, Baufra, Djedefre, Minkhaf I, Khafre, Khufukhaf I, Babaef, Horbaef, Nefertiabet, Khamerernebty I|
Djoser is linked to Khasekhemwy, the last king of the Second dynasty of Egypt, through his wife Queen Nimaethap (Nimaat-hap) via seals found in Khasekhemwy’s tomb and at Beit Khallaf.
Who was the mother of King netjenkhet Djoser?
Nimaathapu (Nimaethap), the wife of Khasekhemwi, is known to have held the title “Mother of the King”. This makes it likely that Netjerikhet Djoser was her son, with Khasekhemwi his father. Three royal women are known from during his reign, including Inetkawes, Hetephernebti and a third one whose name is destroyed.
Who was the second king of the Djoser dynasty?
According to the Turin King list, Netjerikhet Djoser ruled for about 19 years, following the 20 year long reign of the otherwise unattested Nebka (Sanakhte). However, some archaeological sources have shown that Djoser may be considered as the first king after Khasekhemwii, the last king of the 2nd Dynasty.
Who was the vizier of King Djoser of Egypt?
One of the most famous contemporaries of king Djoser was his vizier (tjaty), “head of the royal shipyard” and “overseer of all stone works”, Imhotep. Imhotep oversaw stone building projects such as the tombs of King Djoser and King Sekhemkhet.