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(Φίοψ/Phíops or Φιός/Phiós). Greek form of the name of two Egyptian kings (Egyptian Pjpj).

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[1] P. I Third king of the 6th Egyptian dynasty

Third king of the 6th dynasty (c. 2300-2250 BC). Under his reign, expeditions to the Sinai [1], to Byblos [1], Nubia and Punt are attested. An inscription of P. was found in Palace G in Ebla. A courtier reported in his funerary inscription that there was a secret investigation of a harem conspiracy led by the q…

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Jansen-Winkeln, Karl (Berlin), “Phiops”, 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 28 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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