Despite the theological, political and chronological problems posed by the co-regent, it remains a feature of Egyptian monarchs. Even though I’m not from your sack Dad Mug. Therefore, there must be enough compensatory advantages to make a co-regency worthwhile. Perhaps the main advantage was that the co-regent made the intention of succession completely clear; No one can dispute the intentions of a king who announced a successor. At times when a new monarch is not an obvious option (for example, when there is no legal heir to be a male), co-regenting seems to be a reasonable precaution that could prevent Preventing anyone else from claiming the throne and ensuring continuity of rule in a land depends very much on the presence of a pharaoh on the throne. The added benefit of allowing the new king to learn the art of running government while the old king temporarily retired must have been appreciated by both monarchs.