Axe inscribed with the prenomen of Semenre, Petrie Museum of Archeology UC 30079.
|Ruler of Upper Egypt|
|Reign||ca. 1600 BC or 1580 BC, 16th dynasty or 17th dynasty|
Semenre was a poorly attested Theban king during the Second Intermediate Period of Egypt who succeeded the equally obscure Nebiriau II. He reigned from 1601 BC to 1600 BC (Ryholt) or ca. 1580 BC (Franke) and belonged to the 16th dynasty (Ryholt) or the 17th dynasty (Franke).
Semenre was succeeded by Seuserenre Bebiankh who left behind more traces of building projects and mining activity in his reign than most kings of this dynasty with the exception of Djehuti. His prenomen "Semenre" means "He who is established by Ra". Semenre is listed on the Turin Canon (11.7). His sole contemporary attestation is an axe inscribed with his prenomen, now in the Petrie Museum, London .
|Pharaoh of Egypt
Sixteenth dynasty of Egypt
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