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 Intef I

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Intef I

  • Birth unknown Egypt
  • Death unknown Egypt
  • Burial Luxor, Luxor, Egypt
  • Plot "Saff" or "Row" tomb.
  • Memorial ID 50680997

Egyptian Pharaoh. He was the first pharaoh of Egypt's Eleventh Dynasty, and ruled for approximately sixteen years towards the end of the First Intermediate Period until his death in 2118 BC. When he first came to the throne his authority extended only as far as the area immediately surrounding the capital and was disputed by other local rulers, but by the time of his death he had won control of Koptos, Dendera and Hierakonopolis and defeated his main rival, Ankhtifi, thus beginning the process of reunifying Egypt. He was also the first king of this period to use the title of Pharaoh, and his Horus name, Sehertawy, means "He Who Has Brought Calm to the Two Lands" (meaning Upper and Lower Egypt).

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  • Originally Created by: js
  • Added: 5 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50680997
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Intef I (unknown–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50680997, citing Dra' Abu el-Naga, Luxor, Luxor, Egypt ; Maintained by Find A Grave .