Neferkare III.

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Name of Neferkare III.
Royal Papyrus Turin (No. 4. / 20.)
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(Nefer ka Re)
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(With) perfect Ka des Re (..., a Re)

Neferkare III. was an ancient Egyptian king ( Pharaoh ) of the 9th Dynasty ( First Intermediate Period ).

supporting documents

After the royal papyrus Turin he was the 3rd ruler of the 9th dynasty (4.20).

Perhaps he was the Neferkare, who is mentioned in the inscription of the prince Ankh-tifi of Moalla in Upper Egypt . However, this interpretation is controversial in Egyptology .



About the name

Questions of detail

  • Farouk Gomaà : Egypt during the First Intermediate Period (= supplements to the Tübingen Atlas of the Middle East. Series B: Geisteswissenschaften. Vol. 27). Reichert, Wiesbaden 1980, ISBN 3-88226-041-6 , p. 32f.

predecessor Office successor
Wahkare Cheti I. Pharaoh of Egypt
9th Dynasty