The Saqqara Tablet dates to the Ramesside period of ancient Egypt. It is one of the many kings lists dating to that period but like the other lists (the most important being the Abydos Kings List and the Turin Kings List) it contains a number of inaccuracies and misses out several Pharaohs.
It begins with Anedjib (of the first dynasty in the Old Kingdom and ends with Ramesses II (of the ninteenth dynasty in the New Kingdom). The Pharaohs are listed in reverse order, but in many cases they are out of sequence with only the twelfth dynasty being largely accurate.
The omissions include:
The tablet was discovered in the Saqqara necropolis in the tomb of Tjenry (Tjuneroy), the Scribe of the King, Chief Lector-priest and Overseer of Works on All Royal Monuments for Ramesses II.
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