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Cartouche of Menes


Mark Cartwright
by Olaf Tausch
published on 29 January 2016
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The cartouche of Egyptian king Menes, c. 3150 BCE, the legendary first ruler of Egypt considered to have united Upper and Lower Egypt and founded the First Dynasty. From the Abydos kinglist, Abydos, Egypt.

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