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Wazner in hieroglyphs

Wenegbu (?)
Wng bw

Wazner, also Wazenez or Wadjenedj (or possibly Wenegbu?), could be a Predynastic Egyptian king who ruled in the Nile Delta around or earlier than 3100 BC.[1] He is only known from the Palermo Stone, a royal annal dating to the Fifth Dynasty (c. 2500–c. 2350 BC), where he appears among a small number of kings of Lower Egypt. As there is no other evidence of him, he may be a mythical king preserved through oral tradition,[2] or may even be completely fictitious.[3][4]


  1. Harold Peake, Herbert John Fleure, Priests and Kings, Kessinger Publishing 2003, p.63
  2. Helck, Untersuchungen zu Manetho und den ägyptischen Königslisten 1956, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag. Untersuchungen zur Geschichte und Altertumskunde Ägyptens 18
  3. O'Mara, Was there an Old Kingdom historiography? Is it datable? 1996, Orientalia 65: 197-208
  4. Wilkinson, Toby A. H. (2000). Royal Annals of Ancient Egypt. p.85 New York: Columbia University Press). ISBN 0-7103-0667-9.
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