The Cairo Annal Stone stone is part of a series of fragments which show the year by year reign of a Pharaoh, created in the 5th Dynasty to record Egypt's earliest kings though it excludes Merneith.
Cairo Annal Stone
- Kenthap is mentioned on it as the mother of Djer but is otherwise unattested anywhere.
- Batirytes is mentioned as the mother of Semerkhet.
Known sections of the stone say:
- Appearance of the King of Upper Egypt.
- Appearance of the King of Lower Egypt. (Ḫˤt-bity) (Another theory for the Narmer Palette is that this is the event portrayed on its surface.
- Appearances of the king of Upper and Lower Egypt, which is possibly shown on a the tablet of King Den with double crown sat on a single dais.
- Merneith is attested as the mother of Den.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Tyldesley, J. (2006) The Complete Queens of Egypt Cairo: American University Press.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Dodson, A & Hilton, D. (2005) The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt London: Thames & Hudson. ISBN 9774249577
- ↑ J. H. Breasted, Ancient Records of Egypt, Part One, Chicago 1906
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 Millet, N.B (1990) The Narmer Macehead and Related Object Journal of American Research Center in Egypt: Vol. 27, pp. 53-59