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Ancient Egypt
1. Introduction
2. People
3. Life styles
4. Culture
5. Education and Science
6. Society
7. Economy
8. Government
9. Cities and Villages
10. Language
11. Religion
12. Kings / periods
13. History
14. Map

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2160-before 2055 BCEPredynastic Period

Open map of Ancient EgyptAncient Egypt / First Intermediate Period /
9th Dynasty

9th and 10th Dynasties
No data for reconstructing years of reign
Meryibre Khey
Wahkare Khey
Nebkaure Khey

Dynasty of Ancient Egypt 2345-2181 BCE, 164 years, consisting of 6 kings. It is defined as part of the .
This dynasty was established by local rulers of Henen-nesw (Herakloepolis) who took over power from the rulers of Memphis. From Henen-nesw they controlled large parts of northern Egypt, but were unable to recreate any of the former glory of hte Old Kingdom.
What The transition into, or replacement by, the 10th Dynasty cannot be determined from historical sources.

By Tore Kjeilen