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Lineage 1st Dynasty - Egypt
Sex Male
Full name (at birth) Semerkhet
Other given names Shu-Medha

Anedjib (Enezib) (Yjehnwneb) ? (Dumuzid the Fisherman, Pen-Meriabh, 1st Dynasty - Egypt) [?]

Betrest (Batirytes) [Hetes Scepter]

Wiki-page wikipedia:Semerkhet


child birth: Melquart (Melchisedek) Merkah [1st Dynasty - Egypt] bur. about -2916

child birth: Biechenes Qa'a (Kothar-wa-Khasis) [1st Dynasty - Egypt]

about -2950 title: Pharaoh of Egypt

burial: Tomb U, Royal Necropolis, Umm el-Qa'ab, Abydos, Egypt


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This king is the most likely candidate for the historical Shem of the Judeo/Christian Bible.

In the bible 3 brothers, Shem, Ham, and Japheth together with their wives, Father Noah and unnamed mother escape the great flood in a ship (together with two of every living beast) and land on mount Ararat.

Archaeological records of Mesopotamian and Egypt do record a great flood did happen within the lifetime of Pharaoh Semerkhet's father who survived it (The great Suppurak flood).

To date there are several possibilities of identification of the brothers of Semmerkhet (sons of the historical "Noah") But none that can be identified with certainty. It appears that the Judeo-Christian chronicles (compiled in the Bible) may preserve the notion of the family without particular chronological accuracy. Shem, Ham ? (Sons of God) (?, b. after -2201), and Japheth (Djepthoth, the priests of Sakkarah and Memphis) are names that represent kings of the 2nd and 3rd dynasties that are related to the survivor of the flood.

From grandparents to grandchildren

Anedjib (Enezib) (Yjehnwneb) ? (Dumuzid the Fisherman, Pen-Meriabh, 1st Dynasty - Egypt)
nationality: Thinis (Location Unknown)
marriage: Betrest (Batirytes)
other: -2900, Shupur-Uk, Flood: Carbon Dated to 2900 BC
title: between -2785 and -2770, King of Egypt
burial: Tomb 10, Umm el-Qa'ab, Abydos, Egypt
== 3 ==
title: about -2950, Pharaoh of Egypt
burial: Tomb U, Royal Necropolis, Umm el-Qa'ab, Abydos, Egypt
== 3 ==
Biechenes Qa'a (Kothar-wa-Khasis)
birth: The Island of Kaphtor
title: about -2916, Memphis, Pharaoh of Egypt
burial: Umm el-Qa'ab, Abydos, Egypt
Melquart (Melchisedek) Merkah
occupation: High Priest of Sakkarah
burial: about -2916, Saqqara
Boethos (Boniter) Hotepsekhemwy
residence: Aireyanum Vejie
title: Pharaoh of Egypt
marriage: Ha-Za-Neb Sneferka (Daughter of Qaah)
burial: Mastaba of Hotepsekhemwy, Sakkara, Egypt

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