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Userkare
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(Egyptian Wsr-k-R.w). Egyptian king, according to the evidence of the Kings' lists in the Sixth Dynasty (c. 2300-2250 BC), after Teti I and before Pepi I (Phiops [1]); scarcely any contemporary record. He is sometimes regarded as a usurper or anti-king before or during the reign of Pepi I.

Bibliography

J. Vercoutter, L'Égypte et la vallée du Nil, vol. 1, 1992, 322.

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Quack, Joachim (Berlin), “Userkare”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 29 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1226320>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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