7th Dynasty

The History of Egypt for Kids - 7th Dynasty

The History of Ancient Egypt and facts about the line of pharaohs in the 7th Dynasty, the Age of the Oligarchs

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Ancient Egyptians - 7th Dynasty Oligarchs
A comprehensive guide and fact sheet about the 7th dynasty of the 1st Intermediate Period. Discover fascinating facts and information about ancient Egypt and the 7th Dynasty of Ancient Egyptian pharaohs.
 
The definition of the 7th Dynasty
7th dynasty pharaohs timeline and chronology
7th dynasty Egyptian pharaohs from Neferkara I to Neferkare IV Khendu
History of the 7th dynasty of the 1st Intermediate Period
Facts and information about the 7th dynasty time period
Names and dates
An overview of the history of the 7th Dynasty of ancient Egypt

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History of the 7th Dynasty and its Pharaohs - the Age of the Oligarchs
Overview with interesting facts and information about the civilization and history of the 7th Dynasty Pharaohs and Kings of the 1st Intermediate Period in ancient Egyptian history.

Seventh Dynasty Dates: Exact Dates Unknown
1st Intermediate Period covered 7th-10th Dynasties from c2181 - 2134BC

Ancient Egyptian History - 7th Dynasty Fact Sheet

Fact 1 on 7th Dynasty:

The Old Kingdom had ended with the ruling monarchy embroiled in debt, conspiracies and murders.
 

Fact 2 on 7th Dynasty:

The government was run by a small elite segment distinguished by wealth, family or military powers - similar to an Oligarchy.
 

Fact 3 on 7th Dynasty:

Egypt was unstable,  weak and divided. There was a breakdown of central government and hierarchic structure, existing alliances ended, powerful men vied for power and there was conflict between Upper and Lower Egypt.
 

Fact 4 on 7th Dynasty:

In this chaotic environment one minority group after another gained ascendancy only to be overthrown by others.
 

Fact 5 on 7th Dynasty:

According to Manetho, an ancient Egyptian historian, this 'royal line' was actually a series of "Seventy rulers in seventy days". Manetho's interpretation reflects the fast changing environment of continuous power struggles, rather than an accurate record of events.
 

Fact 6 on 7th Dynasty:

The list of rulers detailed below is incomplete. It contains few names that are known only by some surviving decrees that were issued by the rulers. A list of kings was also found at Abydos on the walls of the Temple of Seti 1.
 

Fact 7 on 7th Dynasty:

The main power base of the rulers was located in Memphis, in the Nile Delta region of Lower Egypt (see map).
 

Ancient Egyptian History - 7th Dynasty Fact Sheet

Definition of the 7th Dynasty
Definition: The 7th Dynasty of ancient Egypt consisted of a disorganized succession of rulers during the history time period known in ancient Egyptian history as the First Intermediate Period that occured between the periods of stability known as the Old Kingdom and the
Middle Kingdom.

Seventh Dynasty Dates: Exact Dates Unknown
1st Intermediate Period covered 7th-10th Dynasties from c2181 - 2134BC

 

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History of the 7th Dynasty Pharaohs
Overview with interesting facts and information about the Pharaohs and Kings of the 1st Intermediate Period in ancient Egyptian history.

 

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7th Dynasty Chronology - Succession and History of the Kings
The following 7th Dynasty Chronology details the names of the Kings and Pharaohs of the 7th Dynasty and the dates of the years during which they reigned, together with a map of ancient Egypt. This list is incomplete due to the turbulent nature of the period.
 

Chronology of the Kings

 

Known Names

Dates of Reign

Neferkara I Exact Dates Unknown

Netjerkare  

Menkare  

Neferkare II  

Neferkare III Nebi  

Djedkara Shemai  

Neferkare IV Khendu 
Chronology of the Kings

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7th Dynasty History
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7th Dynasty

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Egyptian history for kids and schools

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7th Dynasty
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