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Awibre Hor
Human Mummy
330px-Ka Statue of horawibra
Biographical Information
Name(s) Hor Awibre (Hor I)
Age 40s
Sex Male
Status Pharaoh of Egpyt
Height 170 cm
Source
Culture Ancient Egypt
Date(s) 1777-1775 BC or c. 1760 BC or c. 1732 BC
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Hor Awibre (Hor I), was a Pharoah of the 13th Dynasty, primarily known for his nearly intact tomb treasure- wooden Ka statue. His reign is estimated to be either 2 years, 1777-1775 BC, or 7 months, c.1760 BC or c. 1732 BC. He did not reign long enough to prepare for a pyramid, which was common for kings of the early 13th century, and was buried in a shaft in the pyramid of 12th dynasty pharaoh Amenemhat III. He was believed to have been an usurper as no evidence had been found linking Hor to his predecessor Renseneb. He was succeeded by his two sons Sekhemrekhutawy Khabaw and Djedkheperew.

Mummification

This mummy has been ransacked for his jewelry and only his skeleton remains. His tomb contained a naos with a life-size wooden statue of the Ka of the king.

The king's funerary mask had been stripped of its gold gilding but still contained his skull. His canopic box was found with complete canopic vessels.

Pathology

There is no information on the cause of Hor's death, except that he died very shortly after coming to power.

Additional

Hor Awibre is mentioned on the Turin canon. 

The Tomb was discovered in 1894 by Jacques de Morgan as part of the pyramid of pharoah Amenemhat III.

Hor was found buried next to the tomb of Nubhetepi-khered, who was either the daughter of Hor or the daughter of Amenemhat III.

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