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Preceded by:
Unknown
Pharaoh of Egypt
15th Dynasty
Succeeded by:
Aper-Anat (?)
Semqen
Šamuqēnu
Reign
c. 1650 BC (?)
Nomen
S38qN25
Z2
smq
n
Semqen
Legacy
Burial Unknown

Semqen (transliteration: smqn) was a Hyksos Pharaoh of the Fifteenth Dynasty during the Second Intermediate Period. Kim Ryholt sees Semqen as an early Hyksos king, perhaps the dynasty's founder (possibly equating him with Salitis).[1]

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References[]

  1. Ryholt 1997.

Bibliography[]

  • Ryholt, K., 1997: The Political Situation in Egypt during the Second Intermediate Period c.1800-1550 B.C. Museum Tuscalanum Press.
Predecessor:
Unknown
Pharaoh of Egypt
Fifteenth Dynasty
Successor:
Aper-Anat (?)
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