Also known as: Seth-Peribsen, Perabsen
Dynasty II

Instead of the traditional falcon perched on the serekh of the Horus name, Peribsen chose instead the Seth-animal, likely due to religious shifts. His name is missing from the New Kingdom king lists, but the reason for this is unknown.

Reign of Peribsen


The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Peribsen: Seth Per ib sen
Seth Per ib sen
Petrie, Royal Tombs, II, plates XXI and XXII
Kaplony, Inschriften der Ägyptischen Frühzeit, III, 283-290
Granite stela of Peribsen, EA35597
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 44-45, b:H
Nebty name
Nebty name of Peribsen: Per ib sen
Per ib sen
Petrie, Royal Tombs, I, plate IV (7)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 44-45, b:N
Throne name
Throne name of Peribsen: Per ib sen
Per ib sen
Petrie, Royal Tombs, II, plate XXII (190)



Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 44–45
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 362–365
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 17 (1907): 23–24
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 29



With 2336 hieroglyphic names of the pharaohs
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