In the 2392 BC Palermo Stone, (the 24th to 23rd century BC, the Royal Annals of the Old Kingdom, the previous 700 years, circa 3100-2400 BC), on the obverse of the Palermo Piece (at Palermo Museum, 1 of the 2 large pieces of the 7—piece Palermo Stone), the cobra-at-rest hieroglyph can be found in 4 locations. Two of them are described in the entire "King Year Record", the register-rectangle encompassing each Year Record. They record in Row II (of VI Rows), the (occurrence) "Year: (the) Time of the 1st Djet Festival", the (occurrence) "Year: (the) Time of the 2nd Djet Festival", is recorded in the following Row III, of Pharaoh, King Den. They appear as below: (the Gardiner font reads left-to-right)
Two other uses of the cobra-at-rest hieroglyph follow: in Row IV, Nynetjer's Year 20 record, and the 4th time in Row V.