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Ninth and Tenth Dynasties

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Ninth and Tenth Dynasties

The Herakleopolitan Dynasties

2160 to 2025 BC

Period

Seat of Power

Factions

Dating System

First Intermediate

Herakleopolis

Herakleopolitan, Theban, various local nobles

Shaw and Nicholson

 

The Ninth Dynasty is founded in Herakleopolis amidst the chaos of the First Intermediate Period.  Local nobles still exercise their power, and in the Tenth Dynasty, tension increases with the Theban faction which eventually develops into its own dynasty—the Eleventh.

 

Name of Ruler

Years of Reign

Capitol

Khety I

???

Herakleopolis

Neferkare

???

Herakleopolis

Khety II

???

Herakleopolis

Senen(…)

???

Herakleopolis

Khety III

???

Herakleopolis

Khety IV

???

Herakleopolis

Shed(…)y

???

Herakleopolis

H(…)

???

Herakleopolis

Wahkare Khety

???

Herakleopolis

Se(…)re Khety

???

Herakleopolis

Nebkaure Khety

???

Herakleopolis

Meriibre Khety

???

Herakleopolis

Merikare

???

Herakleopolis