Mekh in hieroglyphs

The seventh pharaoh of the Predynastic kings, a.k.a. Imykhet

Mekh is found on the Palermo Stone as ruler of a predynastic Lower Egypt. As this is the only known record of the name, it is impossible to know whether he was a real or mythical.

Precedessor
Wenegbu

Successor
Narmer

Reign of Mekh
4th millenium BCE

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Birth name

Nomen or birth name

Personal name given at birth. Also known as the Nomen .

Birth name
Mehk / Imikhet
m-ẖ / imi-ẖt
m:X
Palermo Stone

Bibliography

  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 196
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