Laban and the Libyans of Mitanni
In Response To: Egyptian name of Laban ()

Certainly Laban was a chief among the Mitanni. The name Laban also relates to the Hittite name Labarnas. It wouldn't surprise me though if he also doubled as a prominent minister (or even pharaoh) in Egypt. However, I haven't tried to determine his Egyptian identity. The 17th Dynasty king-list would be a good place to start. Unfortunately, we don't know a lot about the royal women/queens associated with Laban, namely, Beketre (Rebeccah), Tia (Leah), and Rachel (Merit-Amon) from Egyptian records.