Sebni, an official of the 6th Dynasty,
II (2246-2152 B.C.) as an expeditionary leader. His
father was an official who was murdered on the coast of
the Red Sea. His grandfather had also been slain while
serving in Nubia. When his father died, Sebni gathered up
his body, saw to his proper burial and the took command
of the expedition. His mortuary inscriptions give a vivid
account of the sacrifices his family made for Egypt.