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                                     Khasekhemwy, 5th and last pharaoh of 2nd Dynasty, Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Cairo    (Photo: Jon Bodsworth, 2007, Wikipedia)        Khasekhemwy, 5th and last pharaoh of 2nd Dynasty, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, UK,  Hierakonpolis, temple enclosure

                  2667         

                                    Djoser,  1st Pharaoh 3rd Dynasty, reigned ca. 2667-2648,      Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Cairo    (Photo: Jon Bodsworth, Wikipedia)

                    2660

                    2650

                    2640

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                    2620

                    2613      

                                      Sneferu, 1st Pharaoh of 4th Dynasty, reigned ca. 2613-2589 B.C.E.,   Location TBD     (Photo: Snofru, 2002 Wikipedia)                                A Seated Scribe, possibly 4th Dynasty, 2620-2500 B.C.E.,    Musée du Louvre, Paris      (Photo: soloegipto, Flickr)

                        2610

                        2600

                        2590

                        2580     

                                      Khufu, 2nd Pharoah of the 4th Dynasty,  reigned ca. 2589-2566 BCE,  Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Cairo  

                       2570

                       2560

                       2550

                       2540

                       2530

                       2520      

                                      Djedefre, 3rd Pharaoh of 4th Dynasty, Old Kingdom,  ca. 2520-2500              Musée du Louvre, Paris    (Photo: Sebi, 2007, Wikipedia)

                      2510

                      2500     

                                      Khafra, 4th Pharaoh of the 4th Dynasty, Old Kingdom, reigned ca. 2500-2475,     Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Cairo   (Photo: Jon Bodsworth, Wikipedia)                           A Pharaoh of the Old Kingdom, looks like Khafra, 4th Pharaoh of the 4th Dynasty, reigned ca. 2500-2475,  National Archaeological Museum, Athens

                       2475      

                                       Menkaura, 5th or 6th Pharaoh of the 4th Dynasty, reigned ca. ca. 2475-2450, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA   (Photo:Keith Schengili-Roberts, Wikipedia)

                        2450      

                                       Demedji  and Hennutsen , from the early 5th Dynasty ,   The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 51.37  (Photo: Museum Website)

                       2300      

                                         Pepi I Meryre, 3rd Pharaoh of the 6th Dynasty,   ca. 2332-2283,  Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Cairo                       Sargon of Akkad, reigned ca. 2334-2215, Middle to Short Chronology,  Baghdad Museum

                         2288      

 


                                        Ankhnesmeryre II and Son Pepi II, 6th Dynasty ca. 2284-2184, Location TBD   (Photo: Keith Schengili-Roberts, Wikipedia)

                        2280

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                        2150       

                                         A Ruler, possibly Akkadian, ca. 2300-2000 BCE,   The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY  47.100.80   (Photo: Met Database)

                        2140

                        2130

                        2120

                        2112         

                                         Ur-Nammu, founder of 3rd Dynasty of Ur, reigned ca. 2112-1195 (Middle Chronology),   detail from Stela of Ur-Nammu   Location TBD                     Ur-Nammu, founder of 3rd Dynasty of Ur, reigned ca. 2112-1195 (Middle Chronology),     The British Museum, London,  ME 113896

                        2110         

                                         Ur-Ningirsu, 2nd Dynasty of Lagash, son of Gudea, ca. 2110 B.C.E.,    Musée du Louvre, Paris,    AO 9504      (photo: Louvre Atlas Database)

                        2100

                        2090

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                        2070

                        2060

                        2050  

                                        Mentuhotep II, 11th Dynasty, 1st Intermediate,  reigned ca. 2046-2010 B.C.E.,  Egyptian Museum, Cairo (photo: Jon Bodswworth, 2007, Wikipedia)                Mentuhotep II, 11th Dynasty, 1st Intermediate,  reigned ca. 2046-2010 B.C.E.,  Musei Vaticani, Roma

                       2040       

                       2030

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                       2010        

                                        Mentuhotep III  11th Dynasty, 1st Intermediate,  reigned ca. 2010-1998 B.C.E.,     Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA                                    

 





   



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