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 Egyptian Pharaohs : Early Dynastic Period : Dynasty 1 : Menes
As "Menes", Horus Aha is reputed to have founded Memphis and Crocodopolis and was the first king to unify Upper and Lower Egypt -- the beginning to the Ancient Egyptian civilization that did not end until the Roman era with the crowning of Augustus Caesar.
This assertion is based on the hints of his birth name, Mn, that have been found associated with the Horus Aha title.
Aha also has a tomb at Saqqara, (No 3357) that is the first known tomb with a boat buried beside it.
www.phouka.com /pharaoh/pharaoh/dynasties/dyn01/01menes.html   (363 words)

  
 Egyptian kings - Aha
Aha was a king who clearly ruled over all of Egypt.
His tomb is in the royal cemetery of Abydos and his name means "fighting hawk" or simply "warrior".
www.nemo.nu /ibisportal/0egyptintro/2egypt/2sidor/2aha.htm   (145 words)

  
 Egypt: Aha! Or is it King Menes?, A Feature Tour Egypt Story
We know the name of Hor-Aha, or Aha, the Fighter or Fighting Hawk, by his name sign appearing in a serekh on a potsherd, now in the British Museum, and by an ivory label from the tomb at Naqada of Nithotep (possibly his mother and the wife of King Narmer).
If Aha was the successor to Narmer, that is, the first king to begin his reign over a fully unified Egypt, it may make sense that he would establish a new capital and undertake such a ceremony as may have been represented.
Although it is believed that Aha built his grave at Abydos, his name has been found inscribed on material from cemeteries in the Memphite region, at Tura, Tarkhan and Helwan.
www.touregypt.net /featurestories/menes.htm   (1224 words)

  
 Virtual-Egypt - The Egyptian People's Papyrus
Aha's son and heir, Djer, was born to a lesser ranked wife, Hent.
Aha, unlike the fabled Menes, was not the unifier of Egypt but did begin the great dynastic era of the nation.
Aha is listed as having conducted a campaign against the Nubians, perhaps on the occasion of Egypt's southern expansion into the First Cataract.
www.virtual-egypt.com /newhtml/pharaohs/horaha.html   (318 words)

  
 The Naqada Label
The Naqada label has since often been forwarded as the ultimate proof that Menes is to be identified with the Horus Aha.
Neither Djer nor Djet, Aha’s successors, appear to have used this name and if one accepts Grdsellof’s interpretation that the Naqada label provides us with the Nebti-name of Narmer, then Aha too does not appear to have used it.
Against the interpretation of the signs in the booth as a Nebti-name, it should be noted that the Nebti-name does not become a standard part of the royal titulary until the reign of Den, several generations after Aha.
www.ancient-egypt.org /kings/0102_aha/naqada_label.html   (676 words)

  
 Menes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Another name for Menes has various spellings: Hor Aka, Hor-Aka, and Hor-Aha; Hor-Aka can be translated as "Horus of the Reeds", possibly in allusion to the legend in which Isis hid Horus in the Nile Delta among papyri and reeds.
The growing academic consensus is that Menes either refers to Narmer or, more likely, to his successor, Hor-Aha.
In Ancient Egyptian legend, there was a battle between Horus (a patron deity of Lower Egypt) and Set (patron deity of Upper Egypt).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Menes   (471 words)

  
 Egypt: Abu Simbel in Nubia, A Feature Tour Egypt Story
Aha's claim as Menes comes mostly from the hieroglyphs (phonetic mn, sometimes referred to as men) associated with his name on various objects.
However as a side note, it seems that Narmer's name was recently discovered incised on a piece of an imported Egyptian wine jar in the Nahal Tillah region of southern Israel by the UCSD archaeological research expedition.
If Narmer is considered to be Menes, then Aha would be the second ruler of the 1st Dynasty.
www.bonus.com /contour/egytptian_safari/http@@/www.touregypt.net/featurestories/menes1.htm   (2343 words)

  
 Hor Aha
Aha is thought to have been buried in Tomb B19-15 at Abydos.
He built the palace at Memphis; he practised medicine and wrote anatomical books.
www.charlesmiller.co.uk /fla/pharaohs/ph0003.htm   (50 words)

  
 Egypt: Rulers, Kings and Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Horus Aha
Egypt: Rulers, Kings and Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Horus Aha
Aha's tomb resides at Saqqara, the famed necropolis of Memphis.
Many people believe that Aha was actually King Menes of Memphis.
www.touregypt.net /01dyn01.htm   (210 words)

  
 Excavations: Nubia (Sudan) A-Group Royal Cemetery
Some scholars have interpreted a tablet associated with the Egyptian pharaoh Aha of Dynasty I (about 3007-2975 B.C.E.) as an early commemoration of a victory over the Nubians.
This scene was probably created during the reign of one of Aha's immediate successors, Djer (about 2974-2927 B.C.E.).
This monument appears to be a record of an Egyptian raid against the Nubians in the vicinity of the second cataract.
www.homestead.com /wysinger/qustul.html   (2068 words)

  
 Menes
Other spellings for Menes are Hor Aka and Hor Aha; Hor-Aka can be translated "Horus of the Reeds" possibly in allusion the legend in which Isis hid Horus in the Nile Delta among papyri and reeds.
It interesting this name because when speaking about king it is difficult to forget the battle between Horus (a patron deity of Lower Egypt) and Set (patron deity of Upper Egypt) in Set was defeated and the kingdom got under the rule of Horus the first of all Egypt.
www.freeglossary.com /Menes   (422 words)

  
 Ancient Egypt - Abydos; the Early Kings, Narmer, Scorion, Menes, Djer,Den, Djet.
True, the city was founded during the reign of Aha but if recent dicsoveries are to be believed, Aha is the one to be credited with the foundation, not Menes.
This sets aside the belief by some scholars that Aha was identified with the mythical Menes, instead it is said that Menes could have been a name or a title for either of them, and then possibly the nebti name.
Therefore Narmer is put as possibly the father of Aha and in any case his predecessor.
www.philae.nu /akhet/FirstKings.html   (2518 words)

  
 Dynasty 0 - Dynasty Zero
The predecessor of Hor Aha was ceratinly the famous NARMER.
Furthermore on the Turin papyrus it directly follows the Shemsw Hor (which in turn come after the dynasties of gods) and is written twice: on the first of the two lines with a human determinative, and on the second one with the god determinative.
The different writing of his name and the Nekhen finds can't be a certain indication of the Hierakonpolite origin of Scorpion II: Iry Hor had a different royal name mark too, and Narmer was also known at Nekhen.
xoomer.virgilio.it /francescoraf/hesyra/dynasty0.htm   (10673 words)

  
 Francesco Raffaele Egyptology News
The first 12 boats were cleared in recent years, but the prows of the northernmost ones had been already reached in mid/late 1980s when they had been erroneously interpreted as the bastioned corner of a small mudbrick enclosure (Hor Aha?) which would lie between the Shunet ez-Zabib and the Western Mastaba (see plan).
Their age should be more than 400 years older than Khwfw's (Cheops) and, although found nearby the vast enclosure (Shunet ez Zebib) of Khasekhemwy, it appears possible that they belong to the second king of the first dynasty, Horus AHA, owner of Umm el Qa'ab tombs B19.
As for the wood long distance trade, we know that Aha's immediate predecessor Narmer had a great deal of relations with the Near East (Canaan) as attested in various sites expecially by Serekhs with his name onto wave handled jars (fragments).
xoomer.virgilio.it /francescoraf/hesyra/news.htm   (652 words)

  
 Ist Dynasty
To the time of king’s Hor Aha rule are dated two big sepulclar complexes at Naqada and Saqqara.
Events taking place during the rule of Hor Aha are known to us mainly from four annual plates.
Number and size of mastabas discovered at Sakkara suggest that was a burial place of the kings of the unified land while tombs at Abydos are merely cenotaphs (empty tombs).
www.narmer.pl /dyn/01en.htm   (1775 words)

  
 Memphis
Herodotus records that Hor Aha dammed the Nile just south of the city, diverting it so that he could build on the reclaimed land.
A strict watch was kept on the dam - the Persians, he said, strengthened it every year because, should it be breached, Memphis would have been overwhelmed.
The site was obviously chosen initially for its political importance in a newly unified country, rather then its situation as a good building site.
www.ancientroute.com /cities/memphis.htm   (916 words)

  
 AI Egypt - Royalty & Nobility
I can't help but wonder if Hoor and Pe Hor are one in the same.
I think it would be safe to assume that absence of evidence does not provide evidence of absence, but up until reading this book of Petrie's, the earliest queen I was aware of was Neithotep - wife of Narmer and mother of Aha.
Take a peek at that page and scroll down to the bottom where you will see a table listing out serekhs that have been found and the names associated with them.
www.antiquatedideas.com /cgi-antiquatedideas/egypt/topic.cgi?forum=10&topic=2   (3598 words)

  
 About Me: 07/11 - 07/17
during practising oral hor, i used her 6230 and play..
e hor fun was so nice n yummy..
tt kok hor, wa lao eh, always troubled with luv de lei...
alzw.blogspot.com /2004_07_11_alzw_archive.html   (422 words)

  
 Prehistoric pyramids?
Unfortunately the main name on this palette is Hor Nar-Mer and not Hor Aha, so the case is not closed yet.
One good candidate for Menes would be Hor Aha, whose birth name is "Mnj", which can be read as "Meni".
doernenburg.alien.de /alternativ/pyramide/pyr01e.php   (1020 words)

  
 Asiatic Calendar (History of the World)
Several anthroplogist say that Menes (Aha) was actually the first king of this era.
It is also said that Menes is also called Aha by other students of Khem's history, but again this seems like three separate kings spread throught this time spand of 400 years.
Since, he was the last king of the first dynasty he found the entire Fari system; however, I will add on by saying that Menes or most likely Aha's reign ended just as the next pharaoh's began.
www.angelfire.com /ga/godbody/page3.html   (2606 words)

  
 Egyptian History: Dynasties 1 to 2
It seems that the southern king Narmer (perhaps Aha or the legendary Menes) won a victory over a northern king which has been immortalized by the Narmer Palette.
What may have been another southern victory over the inhabitants of the Delta is depicted on the Bull Palette
nefertiti.iwebland.com /history1-2.htm   (1103 words)

  
 Egypt: Catfish King, also called Narmer, A Feature Tour Egypt Story
Nithotep’s grave has been found at Naqada, with Narmer’s name as well as with King Aha’s name.
Other scholars feel the macehead depicts a celebration by Narmer of his conquest of the north, while still others regard the macehead as commemorating a Sed-festival of the king.
www.touregypt.net /featurestories/narmer.htm   (1091 words)

  
 NAME: MISH cheese
ORIGIN AND HISTORY: A similar type of cheese has been discovered in the tomb of Hor Aha at S'aqqara dated to the first Dynasty (3200 BC).
MISH manufacture is not subject to any regulation.
Until now the MISH has been mainly a farmhouse product.
www.fao.org /ag/aga/Publication/apah85/234.htm   (295 words)

  
 SomaliTalk.com
Ma aha wax qarsoon in Cabdullahi bixiyey amarka ah in Suldaanka la weeraro ka dib markii baaburta Cabdullahi iyo gaariga Suldaan Hurre si lama filaan aha isaga hor yimaadeen.
Cabdullahi, oo maydkii Suldaanka ay Gaalkacyo isku mar galeen, iska daa wax uu ka qabto dilkaase, wuxuu hor istaagay dad waday in arrinta loo galo qaab beeleed.
Qaddiaydda Suldaan Hurre ma aha mid dhextaal dad yar iyo hoggaamiye aamminsan in uu dantiisa wax kasta u sameeyo (Machiavellian).
www.somalitalk.com /2005/may/31m105.html   (1432 words)

  
 All about Ancient Egypt
Sankibre; Amenemhet V; Ameny Intef Amenemhet Hor c1760
groups.msn.com /AllaboutAncientEgypt/yourwebpage.msnw   (327 words)

  
 Ancient Egypt 2
1782-1650 BC Wegaf - 1782-1778 BC Ameny Intef IV - (?)-1760 BC Hor - c.
groups.msn.com /AncientEgypt2/chronology.msnw   (716 words)

  
 Fruit of the Nile - Dynasty I
Hor-Aha (sometimes just called Aha) may have been the son
www.fruitofthenile.com /i.htm   (58 words)

  
 Per
My tomb, originally thought to belong to the mythical Menes *snicker*, but later acknowledged as belonging to the mother of Aha, that is - me, was found at Naqada.
Some people still wander around wondering if I´m from the marshy areas of Lower Egypt and married Narmer for political reasons...
You will see my name spelled in various ways: NeithHotep, N-th-t-p, Nithetep, Nit-htpw - all of them tell you that Great Goddess Nit was the aim of my devotions.
www.ancientworlds.net /member/Narmer/Nithotep   (195 words)

  
 File: <egyptnam
aka - aha - ame - ere - era - añe - ebe - eti
ame - ena - aha - au - uho - ora
faculty.ucr.edu /~legneref/bronze/egyptnam.htm   (3465 words)

  
 Table of Contents - Chapter Four
2) Hor-Aha — 3100 B.C. (Petrie - Aha, Budge - Narmer, Waddell - Narmer, also Naram-Anenzu (or Sin)).
Menes, Petrie - Nor-mer, or Men, Budge - Aha, Sumerian Manis, Indian Manja).
www.mazzaroth.com /ChapterFour/TOCChapterFour.htm   (1283 words)

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