Hor-Aha

Hor-Aha

Birth
Egypt
Death unknown
Egypt
Burial Abydos, Sohag, Egypt
Plot Tomb of Hor-Aha
Memorial ID 34617953 · View Source
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Egyptian Pharaoh. His name means "Fighting Hawk" and he was the second ruler of Ancient Egypt, reigning in about 3000 BC. During his reign he dealt with a rebellion in Nubia, as well as fighting in foreign campaigns. He was the founder of the ancient city of Memphis, building a dam to reclaim land for its construction. According to legend he was killed by a hippopotamus after a reign lasting 62 years.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: js
  • Added: 9 Mar 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 34617953
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hor-Aha (unknown–unknown), Find a Grave Memorial no. 34617953, citing Umm el-Qa'ab Royal Burial Ground, Abydos, Sohag, Egypt ; Maintained by Find A Grave .