|Hori II, Sewadjkare II|
|Reign||5 years, ..., and 8 days (13th dynasty)|
Sewadjkare Hori (also known as Hori II) was a pharaoh of the late 13th dynasty, possibly the thirty-sixth king of this dynasty. He reigned over Middle and Upper Egypt for 5 years either during the early or mid-17th century, from 1669 until 1664 BC or from 1648 until 1643 BC.
Sewadjkare Hori is only known for certain from the Turin canon, row 8, column 7 (Gardiner, von Beckerath: row 7, column 7). The Turin canon provides the prenomen Sewadjkare and nomen Hori for this king. Jürgen von Beckerath assigns to him a stone fragment from El-Tod inscribed with the prenomen "Sewadj[...]re". However, since there are two other rulers from the second intermediate period bearing the same prenomen, this identification remains conjectural.
Sewadjkare Hori should not be confused with Sewadjkare, a pharaoh of the early 13th dynasty, and with another Sewadjkare from the mid 14th dynasty. Both of these pharaohs enjoyed shorter reigns than Sewadjkare Hori.
- K.S.B. Ryholt: The Political Situation in Egypt during the Second Intermediate Period, c.1800-1550 BC, Carsten Niebuhr Institute Publications, vol. 20. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 1997
- Darrell D. Baker: The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I - Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300 - 1069 BC, Stacey International, ISBN 978-1-905299-37-9, 2008, p. 119
- Thomas Schneider: Lexikon der Pharaonen
- Jürgen von Beckerath: Untersuchungen zur politischen Geschichte der zweiten Zwischenzeit in Ägypten, Glückstadt 1964, S. 61, 254 (XIII 31.)
|Pharaoh of Egypt