Egypt's history spans about MMD
years. Modern scholars have categorised this history into
'dynasties' (a collection of people belonging to the
same family who maintain power) & labeled each dynasty
with a roman numeral from I
Dynasty I - c. 3100-2890
3100 BCE King Menes of Upper Egypt united Upper & Lower
Egypt and he founded the first Egyptian dynasty.
Dynasty III - arose
around 2 700 BCE and ushered in the period refered to as
'The Old Kingdom'. The Sphinx and The Pyramids at Giza were
built during this era.
- The Boy King - was a part of Dynasty XVIII.
His tomb was found in MCMXXII
and is a story worth reading.
II was the third pharaoh
of the XIXth Dynasty.
NB It is interesting to research why he is still remembered?
rule of the pharaohs officially ended in XXI
BCE when the Roman
Empire conquered Egypt.
VII - Was the last Egyptian
pharaoh. She died August XII,