Khayu

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Khayu in hieroglyphs
L6 E9
[1]
Khayu
Ḫꜣjw

Khayu 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,[2] or may even be completely fictitious.[3][4]

References

  1. From: Palermo Stone
  2. Helck, Untersuchungen zu Manetho und den ägyptischen Königslisten 1956, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag. Untersuchungen zur Geschichte und Altertumskunde Ägyptens 18
  3. O'Mara, Was there an Old Kingdom historiography? Is it datable? 1996, Orientalia 65: 197-208
  4. Wilkinson, Toby A. H. (2000). Royal Annals of Ancient Egypt. p.85 New York: Columbia University Press). ISBN 0-7103-0667-9.
Preceded by
Hsekiu?
King of Egypt Succeeded by
Tiu?