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Eleventh Dynasty

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Eleventh Dynasty

The Restoration of the Union of Upper and Lower Egypt

2125 to 1985 BC

Period

Seat of Power

Factions

Dating System

First Intermediate, Middle Kingdom

Thebes

Theban, Herakleopolitan

Shaw and Nicholson

 

The Eleventh Dynasty begins in the First Intermediate Period and ends in the Middle Kingdom.  Conflict between the Theban and Herakleopolitan factions continues until Intef II takes Abydos.  Intef III maintains the advances of his predecessor and lays claim to the thrones of Upper and Lower Egypt, instituting the Middle Kingdom Period.   

 

Name of Ruler

Years of Reign

Capitol

Mentuhotep I

???

Thebes

Intef I

2125 to 2112 BC

Thebes

Intef II

2112 to 2063 BC

Thebes

Intef III

2063 to 2055 BC

Thebes

Egypt Reunited!  End of the First Intermediate Period, beginning of the Middle Kingdom.

Mentuhotep II

2055 to 2004 BC

Thebes

Mentuhotep III

2004 to 1992 BC

Thebes

Mentuhotep IV

1992 to 1985 BC

Thebes