King of the Twenty-sixth Dynasty. According to the ancient Greek historian Herodotus despatched an expedition that circumnavigated Africa, and he was the king who started the construction of a canal from the Nile to the Red Sea, completed by the Achaemenid king Darius I.
|Horus name: Maaib
Nebty name: Maakheru
Golden Falcon name: Merynetjeru
Burial place: Not located (Sais?)
Attestations in the Petrie Museum:
UC 38081 said to be from Memphis (click on the image to see a larger picture)
|shabti of his wife Khedebarbenet, mother of Psamtek II. The shabti is thought to come from Sais (click on the picture to see a larger image)|
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