Hsekiu

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Seka in hieroglyphs
<hiero>s-kA</hiero>[1]
Seka

Hsekiu,[2] also Seka, is mentioned in the Palermo Stone as a Predynastic Egyptian king who ruled in the Lower Egypt. As there is no other evidence of such ruler, he may be a mythical king preserved through oral tradition,[3] or may even be completely fictitious.[4][5]

References

  1. From: Palermo Stone
  2. Peake, Harold and Herbert John Fleure, Priests and Kings, Clarendon OUP, Oxford, 1927, p. 63
  3. Helck, Untersuchungen zu Manetho und den ägyptischen Königslisten 1956, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag. Untersuchungen zur Geschichte und Altertumskunde Ägyptens 18
  4. O'Mara, Was there an Old Kingdom historiography? Is it datable? 1996, Orientalia 65: 197-208
  5. Wilkinson, Toby A. H. (2000). Royal Annals of Ancient Egypt. p.85 New York: Columbia University Press). ISBN 0-7103-0667-9.
King of Lower Egypt Succeeded by
Khayu?