Sethos

2562 P-L. Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named after the Egyptian pharaoh Sethos I (reigned 1304-1290 B.C.) of the 19th dynasty. His father was Ramses I, who reigned for only two years. Sethos I built the Great Hall of Columns of the Amun {see planet (3554)} temple in Karnak and the Osiris {see planet (1923)} temple in Abydos. Sethos I was the father of Ramses II {see planet (4416)}. (M 22505)

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