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Sixth Dynasty of Egypt

Index Sixth Dynasty of Egypt

The Sixth Dynasty of ancient Egypt (notated Dynasty VI) along with Dynasties III, IV and V constitute the Old Kingdom of Dynastic Egypt. [1]

53 relations: Ancient Egypt, Ankhesenpepi I, Ankhesenpepi II, Ankhesenpepi III, Ankhesenpepi IV, Autobiography of Harkhuf, Bodyguard, Byblos, Copper, Dwarfs and pygmies in Ancient Egypt, Dynasty, Ebla, Eighth Dynasty of Egypt, Fifth Dynasty of Egypt, Fourth Dynasty of Egypt, Greek language, Hatnub, Inenek-Inti, Iput, Iput II, Khuit, Land of Punt, List of ancient Egyptian dynasties, List of longest-reigning monarchs, Manetho, Memphis, Egypt, Merenre Nemtyemsaf I, Merenre Nemtyemsaf II, Meritites IV, Mortuary complex of Pepi I, Nedjeftet, Neith (wife of Pepi II), Netjerkare Siptah, Nitocris, Nubia, Nubwenet, Old Kingdom of Egypt, Pepi I Meryre, Pepi II Neferkare, Pharaoh, Pyramid of Merenre, Pyramid of Teti, Saqqara, Seventh Dynasty of Egypt, Sinai Peninsula, Syria, Teti, Third Dynasty of Egypt, Turquoise, Udjebten, ..., Unas, Userkare, Wadi Hammamat. Expand index (3 more) »

Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient Northeastern Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River - geographically Lower Egypt and Upper Egypt, in the place that is now occupied by the countries of Egypt and Sudan.

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Ankhesenpepi I

Ankhenespepi I or Ankhenesmeryre I was a queen consort during the sixth dynasty of Egypt.

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Ankhesenpepi II

Ankhesenpepi II or Ankhesenmeryre II was a queen consort during the sixth dynasty of Egypt.

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Ankhesenpepi III

Ankhesenpepi III was an ancient Egyptian queen of the Sixth dynasty.

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Ankhesenpepi IV

Ankhesenpepi IV was an ancient Egyptian queen, a wife of Pharaoh Pepi II of the Sixth dynasty.

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Autobiography of Harkhuf

One of the (two) most important, and the most famous, autobiographical inscriptions of the Old Kingdom officials, is the Autobiography of Harkhuf. This private tomb inscription from Ancient Egypt is significant to Egyptology studies.

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Bodyguard

A bodyguard (or close protection officer) is a type of security guard or government law enforcement officer or soldier who protects a person or people — usually high-ranking public officials or officers, wealthy people, and celebrities — from danger: generally theft, assault, kidnapping, assassination, harassment, loss of confidential information, threats, or other criminal offences.

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Byblos

Byblos, in Arabic Jbail (جبيل Lebanese Arabic pronunciation:; Phoenician: 𐤂𐤁𐤋 Gebal), is a Middle Eastern city on Levant coast in the Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon.

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Copper

Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from cuprum) and atomic number 29.

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Dwarfs and pygmies in Ancient Egypt

In Ancient Egypt, especially during the Early Dynastic and Old Kingdom periods, dwarfs and pygmies were seen as people with celestial gifts.

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Dynasty

A dynasty is a sequence of rulers from the same family,Oxford English Dictionary, "dynasty, n." Oxford University Press (Oxford), 1897.

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Ebla

Ebla (إبلا., modern: تل مرديخ, Tell Mardikh) was one of the earliest kingdoms in Syria.

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Eighth Dynasty of Egypt

The Eighth Dynasty of ancient Egypt (Dynasty VIII) is a poorly known line of short-lived pharaohs reigning in the early 22nd century BC, a troubled time referred to as the very end of the Old Kingdom or the beginning of the First Intermediate Period.

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Fifth Dynasty of Egypt

The Fifth Dynasty of ancient Egypt (notated Dynasty V) is often combined with Dynasties III, IV and VI under the group title the Old Kingdom.

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Fourth Dynasty of Egypt

The Fourth Dynasty of ancient Egypt (notated Dynasty IV or Dynasty 4) is characterized as a "golden age" of the Old Kingdom of Egypt.

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Greek language

Greek (Modern Greek: ελληνικά, elliniká, "Greek", ελληνική γλώσσα, ellinikí glóssa, "Greek language") is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to Greece and other parts of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

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Hatnub

Hatnub was the location of Egyptian alabaster quarries and an associated seasonally occupied workers' settlement in the Eastern Desert, about southeast of modern el-Minya.

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Inenek-Inti

Inenek, also called Inti was an ancient Egyptian queen consort, a wife of Pharaoh Pepi I of the 6th dynasty.

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Iput

Iput I was a Queen of Egypt, a daughter of King Unas, the last king of the Fifth dynasty of Egypt.

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Iput II

Iput was an ancient Egyptian queen consort of the Sixth dynasty, a sister and wife of Pepi II.

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Khuit

Khuit II was a wife of King Teti, the first pharaoh of the Sixth dynasty of Egypt.

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Land of Punt

The Land of Punt, also called Pwenet or Pwene by the ancient Egyptians, was an ancient kingdom.

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List of ancient Egyptian dynasties

In Ancient Egyptian history, dynasties are series of rulers sharing a common origin.

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List of longest-reigning monarchs

This is a list of the longest-reigning monarchs of all time, detailing the 100 monarchs and lifelong leaders who have reigned the longest in world history, sorted by length of reign.

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Manetho

Manetho (Μανέθων Manethōn, gen.: Μανέθωνος) is believed to have been an Egyptian priest from Sebennytus (ancient Egyptian: Tjebnutjer) who lived during the Ptolemaic era in the early 3rd century BC.

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Memphis, Egypt

Memphis (مَنْف; ⲙⲉⲙϥⲓ; Μέμφις) was the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, the first nome of Lower Egypt.

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Merenre Nemtyemsaf I

Merenre Nemtyemsaf I (reigned 2287-2278 BC) was the fourth king of the Sixth dynasty of Egypt.

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Merenre Nemtyemsaf II

Merenre Nemtyemsaf II was an Ancient Egyptian pharaoh, the sixth and penultimate ruler of the 6th Dynasty.

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Meritites IV

Meritites IV was a queen from the 6th dynasty and a wife of Pepi I Meryre.

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Mortuary complex of Pepi I

The mortuary complex of Pepi I is situated in the southern archaeological complex of Saqqara, Egypt.

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Nedjeftet

Nedjeftet is a queen mentioned on reliefs discovered near the pyramid complex of Pepi I (close to the pyramid complex of Queen Inenek-Inti).

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Neith (wife of Pepi II)

Neith was an ancient Egyptian queen consort, one of the principal queens of the Old Kingdom pharaoh Pepi II Neferkare, who ruled (c. 2278 BC – c. 2184 BC).

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Netjerkare Siptah

Netjerkare Siptah (also Neitiqerty Siptah and possibly at the origin of the legendary figure Nitocris) was an Ancient Egyptian pharaoh, the seventh and last ruler of the 6th Dynasty.

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Nitocris

Nitocris (Νίτωκρις) has been claimed to have been the last pharaoh of ancient Egypt's Sixth Dynasty.

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Nubia

Nubia is a region along the Nile river encompassing the area between Aswan in southern Egypt and Khartoum in central Sudan.

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Nubwenet

Nubwenet (sometimes written as Nebuunet) was an ancient Egyptian queen consort, a wife of Pharaoh Pepi I of the 6th dynasty.

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Old Kingdom of Egypt

The Old Kingdom, in ancient Egyptian history, is the period in the third millennium (c. 2686–2181 BC) also known as the 'Age of the Pyramids' or 'Age of the Pyramid Builders' as it includes the great 4th Dynasty when King Sneferu perfected the art of pyramid building and the pyramids of Giza were constructed under the kings Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure.

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Pepi I Meryre

Pepi I Meryre (reigned 2332 – 2287 BC) was the third king of the Sixth dynasty of Egypt.

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Pepi II Neferkare

Pepi II (also Pepy II; 2284 BC – after 2247 BC, probably either 2216 or 2184 BC) was a pharaoh of the Sixth Dynasty in Egypt's Old Kingdom who reigned from 2278 BC.

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Pharaoh

Pharaoh (ⲡⲣ̅ⲣⲟ Prro) is the common title of the monarchs of ancient Egypt from the First Dynasty (c. 3150 BCE) until the annexation of Egypt by the Roman Empire in 30 BCE, although the actual term "Pharaoh" was not used contemporaneously for a ruler until circa 1200 BCE.

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Pyramid of Merenre

The burial pyramid of Pharaoh Merenre was constructed during the Egyptian sixth dynasty at Saqqara to the south-west of the pyramid of Pepi I and a similar distance to the pyramid of Djedkare.

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Pyramid of Teti

The Pyramid of Teti is a smooth-sided pyramid situated in the pyramid field at Saqqara in Egypt.

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Saqqara

Saqqara (سقارة), also spelled Sakkara or Saccara in English, is a vast, ancient burial ground in Egypt, serving as the necropolis for the Ancient Egyptian capital, Memphis.

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Seventh Dynasty of Egypt

The Seventh Dynasty of Egypt would mark the beginning of the First Intermediate Period in the early 22nd century BC.

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Sinai Peninsula

The Sinai Peninsula or simply Sinai (now usually) is a peninsula in Egypt, and the only part of the country located in Asia.

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Syria

Syria (سوريا), officially known as the Syrian Arab Republic (الجمهورية العربية السورية), is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest.

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Teti

Teti, less commonly known as Othoes, read as Tata and pronounced Atat or Athath, was the first pharaoh of the Sixth dynasty of Egypt.

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Third Dynasty of Egypt

The Third Dynasty of ancient Egypt is the first dynasty of the Old Kingdom.

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Turquoise

Turquoise is an opaque, blue-to-green mineral that is a hydrated phosphate of copper and aluminium, with the chemical formula CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2O.

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Udjebten

Udjebten or Wedjebten was an ancient Egyptian queen consort, a wife of Pharaoh Pepi II of the sixth dynasty.

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Unas

Unas or Wenis, also spelled Unis (hellenized form Oenas or Onnos), was an Ancient Egyptian pharaoh, the ninth and last ruler of the Fifth Dynasty during the Old Kingdom period.

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Userkare

Userkare (also Woserkare, meaning "Powerful is the soul of Ra") was the second pharaoh of the Sixth Dynasty, reigning briefly, 1 to 5 years, in the late 24th to early 23rd century BC.

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Wadi Hammamat

Wadi Hammamat (Valley of Many Baths) is a dry river bed in Egypt's Eastern Desert, about halfway between Al-Qusayr and Qena.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sixth_Dynasty_of_Egypt

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