Sety I Menmaatre (Sethos I) (about 1290-1279/8 BC)
Second king of the Nineteenth Dynasty; father of Ramesses II. Inscriptions and depictions from his reign include records of military campaigning in Western Asia. His most important (still standing) buildings are the cenotaph (a second tomb) and adjacent temple for the cult of the king in Abydos. His tomb is the longest in the Valley of the Kings, decorated throughout with scenes mainly taken from the Underworld Books.
|Horus name: Kanakht Khaemwaset-Seankhtawy
Nebty name: Wehemmesut Sekhemkhepesh Derpedjetpesdjet
Golden Falcon name: Wehemkhau Weserpedjutemtawnebu
Nomen: Sety Merenptah
Burial place: Rock cut tomb in Thebes (Valley of the Kings tomb 17)
Attestations in the Petrie Museum:
Scarab from Memphis, mentioning a building of the king (click on the image to see a larger picture)
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