Egypt: Rulers, Kings and Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Djedkare Izezi

Djedkare Izezi

2388-2356 B.C.

5th Dynasty

Izezi was the eighth king of the 5th Dynasty and ruled Egypt from 2388 till 2356 BC. He was a very smart and energetic king, and he was able to take full advantage of all the available mineral resources in Egypt at Wadi Hammamat and Sinai. His name was inscribed at Wadi Maghara and Wadi Halfa. His heir was his son, Prince Remkuy, who died before he assumed the throne.