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King of the First Dynasty. His tomb is the first with single main chamber (tombs of previous kings have double chamber); in the Middle Kingdom and later it was considered to have been the burial place of Osiris, god of the dead.


UC 16182 ivory tablet from Abydos, subsidiary tomb 612 of the enclosure of Djer (Petrie 1925: pl. II.8; XII.1)

UC 16182

UC 16172 copper adze with the name of king Djer (tomb 461 in Abydos, Petrie 1925: pl. III.1, IV.8)



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