Short Biography, Information & Facts
about Seti I, the famous pharaoh and king of Egypt
Biography, Facts and
information about the life of a Pharaoh
pharaoh was the title of an ancient
Egyptian king who was considered to be a living god and worshipped as a
deity. The pharaoh was an absolute ruler of Egypt, both the political
and religious leader.
Short Biography of
the life of Seti I
The history, facts and information about Seti I, a
famous pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.
The following biography information
provides basic facts about the life Seti I:
- Seti I was also known as
Sety aka Sety Merenptah
- The name Seti means "of Set"
referring to the god Set - The name Merenptah means "beloved of Ptah"
- Alternative spellings of the
- Egyptian Period / Kingdom:
- Dynasty: Seti I ruled in the
Nineteenth Egyptian Dynasty
- Name of Previous Pharaoh: Ramses I 1292 BC –
- Years of Reign: 1290
BC – 1279 BC
- Succeeded by: Ramses II aka Ramses the Great 1279
BC – 1213 BC
- Father: His father was
- Mother: His mother was
- Chief Wife: His chief wife
and consort was Queen Tuya
- Children: Ramses II,
Tia & Henutmire
- Year of Death: 1279 BC
- Location of the
Burial Site: Valley of the Kings
- Tomb reference number: KV17
(aka "Belzoni's tomb")
- Name of Egyptologist who
discovered the burial site, or tomb, of Seti I: Giovanni Battista Belzoni
- Biography and accomplishments
of Seti I: Seti I was a great military commander, a warrior king who waged successful wars
against Libya and Nubia and the Hittite civilisation.
was famous: Building the Great Temple
of Abydos, of Seti I and the Osirion (aka Osireion).
Seti I began the
construction of the Great Temple and it was completed during
the reign of his son, Ramses the Great. It is made of limestone, L-shaped and
550 feet wide. The Osirion is a
tomb, or shrine to the Ancient Egyptian god Osiris.
Another important artifact found in the Great Temple of Set I is the
Table of Abydos which is located in one of the tunnels. The Table of Abydos is viewed by
many as of equal importance as the
Rosetta Stone is to
Egyptian archaeology and contains a rare chronological
list of cartouche names of most the Ancient dynastic pharaohs providing
details and dates of the Ancient Egyptian pharaohs and their dynasties.
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