Palermo Stone

Palermo Stone
   A fragment of diorite that was inscribed with the annals of the kings of Egypt from the Predynastic Period to Dynasty 5, now housed in the Palermo Museum in Italy. While the early section is vague, later reigns are listed year by year with mention of the one important event of the year. Other fragments of the stone or similar stones have been located; however, all remain too broken to give a detailed account of the period.
   See also Chronology.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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