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When I first started listing out the pharaohs and organizing this site, I ended up with about three or four versions of everyone's name. This is because of the way that the name is written in hieroglyphs and what order they are actually pronounced in (see an explanation of the precedence of gods name for some idea why this happens). So, Re-Never-Ef is also seen as Nefer-ef-re. These are both valid.
Neferefre is the first son of Neferirkare and Khentkawes II. That's about all we know about him. No important documents are found of his reign, the Turin list is fragmentary, and he left behind only an unfinished pyramid that is possibly attributed to him. Like his predecessors Sahure, Neferirkare, and Shepseskare, he is reputed to have built a Sun Temple, but the location of the monument is unknown.
Almost nothing wa known of Neferefre until the unfinished pyramid in Abu Sir was excavated in the 1980s. The complex is at the southern part of the necropolis, and contains an elaborate mortuary temple made of mud bricks. Like much of the building in Abu Sir, it looks like it was hastily finished. The pyramid was once again a step pyramid, although only one step was completed before he died. The outside was covered in pebble-dash (pebbles in mud mortar) before it was sealed.
Inside the pyramid papyri, stone vessels, and mud seals identify the builder as Neferefre. A few small statues were found, showing a very young man, probably not out of his twenties. The burial chamber in the pyramid had been looted in antiquity, but fragments of the red granite sarcophagus were found and pieces of mummy wrappings and bones. Canopic jars (jars for the internal organs) were also found, which leads many to believe that the eking was actually buried in this pyramid.
The mummy was from a young man, which fits what we know of the pharaoh, but of course,, we cannot identify the fragments remaining.
It is likely that his reign was very short, since we have so little evidence from it. Manetho's twenty years seems completely unreasonable, and most egyptologists agree that he reigned only a few years, possibly 3 or 4.
Pyramid, Abu Sir