Stela of the official Sahathor, with the cartouche of Ibiau. British Museum (EA 1348)
|Reign||10 years, 8 months and 29 days (Turin King List) (13th Dynasty)|
Despite a relatively long reign for the period, Wahibre Ibiau is known from only a few objects. Wahibre is mostly attested by scarab seals bearing his name. He is also named on the stela of an official named Sahathor, probably from Thebes. Finally, a fragment of fayence from El-Lahun mentions this king.
A notable member of Ibiau's royal court was the namesake vizier Ibiaw. It has been suggested that this vizier could have been the same person as the pharaoh Ibiau earlier in his life, but in more recent times it was pointed out that such an identification is conjectural and unproven.
- Photos from the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology on Digital Egypt
- British Museum inventory number EA 1348.
- Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, inventory number UCL 16056.
- William C. Hayes, in The Cambridge Ancient History, 1973, vol. II, part I, p. 51ff.
- Wolfram Grajetzki, Court Officials of the Egyptian Middle Kingdom, London 2009, p. 40.
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- K. S. B. Ryholt, The Political Situation in Egypt during the Second Intermediate Period (Carsten Niebuhr Institute Publications, c. 1800–1550 BC, vol. 20. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 1997), 353–54, File 13/32.
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