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Umm el-Qa'ab, Abydos
He is believed to have lived in Thinis one or two centuries before the rule of the better known King Scorpion of Nekhen. To him belongs the U-j tomb found in the royal cemetery of Abydos where Thinite kings were buried.
In contemporary fiction[change | edit source]
- William Golding's novel The Scorpion God is loosely based upon this period of Egyptian history.
- The 2001 adventure film The Mummy Returns features a fictionalized account of the "Scorpion King" of Egypt, a character who went on to have his own spin-off in the 2002 film, The Scorpion King.