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Ptolemy (I) Soter (Ptolemaios I) 332-282 BC

General Ptolemy, son of Lagos ruled Egypt first as a governor for the kings of Macedon, and then from 306/5 BC (November 7) as independent king. The king made the cult of Sarapis the state cult.

Horus name: Werehtinesuqeni
Nebty name: Itjiemsekhem(ef ?)emheqatjel
Golden Falcon name:
Prenomen: Setepenra-meryamun
Nomen: Ptolemy

Burial place: Alexandria

Attestation in the Petrie Museum:

UC 72049 coins (click on the picture for more information)

Further Attestations:

genealogy of the Ptolemaic family



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