This is in accordance with traditional theories about the pyramids.The stone for this temple is believed to have come from the sphinx enclosure.The debate over when the Giza complex was constructed is still ongoing.
The traditional sources for this study are: ancient records and inscriptions, radio-carbon dating and archaeo-astronomy.
Each of theses methods has its own inherent problems associated to it as an accurate means of determination.
Originally listing over 300 kings, it is written in a fine literate hand around 1200 BC.
It lists the dynasties of the kings with the lengths of each reign in years, months and days.
It is said that Manetho's main goal was to prove to the Greeks that the Egyptians were the world's oldest people, but that he faced competition; Berosus was trying to do the same thing with his homeland, Mesopotamia, while the chief librarian of the Alexandria library, Erastosthenes, also claimed great antiquity for the Greeks.
It was Manetho who compiled Egyptian history into the thirty dynasties we are familiar with today.
The list also has no record of Kings from the second intermediate period.
Royal list from Saqqara - Discovered in the tomb of the Royal scribe Thunery at Saqquara.
The Royal list of Abydoss (Right) - In the hall of records at the temple of Abydos, Seti I and his young son, the future Ramasese II are shown worshipping the cartouched names of 76 of their ancestors.