> Hi Lee,
> You Wrote
> ,<The use of the cartouche began in the 3rd Dynasty gaining
> wide use towards the end of the 4th Dynasty. Long before this
> time and after the serekh was used as well.
> Yes i was aware of that, but i was pointing out the use of the
> Rectangular cartouche that was used from the 1st to the 3rd
> dynasties , but then changed to the curved corners from
> Sneferu's time.
> And so should any significance be attributed to the Rectangular
> cartouche that Khufu's Horus name appears in.
The rectangular shaped enclosure is what a "serekh" is. The oval shaped enclosures are "cartouches". After the invention of the cartouche sometime in the 3rd Dynasty they still used both, one was for their Horus name (serekh), the other for their RA name (cartouche).