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HISTORY 26 Lecture Seven: The Formation of  the Egyptian State ( c . 3200 - 2686 BC)
Upper and Lower Egypt ta mehu ta shemau
Unification <ul><li>King of Upper and Lower Egypt </li></ul><ul><li>‘ He of the sedge and bee’ (nesu bit) </li></ul><ul><l...
Unification <ul><li>Upper Egypt   Lower Egypt </li></ul>
The Evidence <ul><li>Manetho’s  Aegyptiaca  (3rd c. BC) and the Turin Canon (13th c. BC) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>King Menes,...
The Palermo Stone (5th Dynasty, 2494 - 2345 BC)
The Palermo Stone (5th Dynasty, 2494 - 2345 BC)
The Macehead of King Scorpion
 
The Macehead of King Narmer
The Palette of King Narmer
Ancient Egypt
Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt <ul><li>Upper Egypt - Naqada, Abydos, and Hierokonpolis </li></ul><ul><li>Lower Egypt...
The Early Dynastic Period Dynasties 1 and 2 ( c . 3000 - 2686) <ul><li>1st Dynasty ( c . 3000 - 2890) </li></ul><ul><li>Ah...
The Early Dynastic Period Dynasties 1 and 2 ( c . 3000 - 2686) <ul><li>One king from the Nile Delta to the First Cataract ...
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  1. 1. HISTORY 26 Lecture Seven: The Formation of the Egyptian State ( c . 3200 - 2686 BC)
  2. 2. Upper and Lower Egypt ta mehu ta shemau
  3. 3. Unification <ul><li>King of Upper and Lower Egypt </li></ul><ul><li>‘ He of the sedge and bee’ (nesu bit) </li></ul><ul><li>‘ He of the two ladies’ (nebty) </li></ul><ul><li>Nekhbet of Nekhab (Upper Egypt) - Vulture </li></ul><ul><li>Wadjet of Buto (Lower Egypt) - Cobra </li></ul>
  4. 4. Unification <ul><li>Upper Egypt Lower Egypt </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Evidence <ul><li>Manetho’s Aegyptiaca (3rd c. BC) and the Turin Canon (13th c. BC) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>King Menes, Founder of Dynasty 1 </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. The Palermo Stone (5th Dynasty, 2494 - 2345 BC)
  7. 7. The Palermo Stone (5th Dynasty, 2494 - 2345 BC)
  8. 8. The Macehead of King Scorpion
  9. 10. The Macehead of King Narmer
  10. 11. The Palette of King Narmer
  11. 12. Ancient Egypt
  12. 13. Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt <ul><li>Upper Egypt - Naqada, Abydos, and Hierokonpolis </li></ul><ul><li>Lower Egypt - Saqqara and Helwan </li></ul><ul><li>Predynastic Period </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Naqada II (Gerzean) - c . 3500 - 3200 BC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Naqada III - c . 3200 - 3000 BC (Dynasty 0) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Early Dynastic Period ( c . 3000 - 2686 BC) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dynasties 1 and 2 </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. The Early Dynastic Period Dynasties 1 and 2 ( c . 3000 - 2686) <ul><li>1st Dynasty ( c . 3000 - 2890) </li></ul><ul><li>Aha (Narmer/Menes?) </li></ul><ul><li>Djer </li></ul><ul><li>Djet </li></ul><ul><li>Den </li></ul><ul><li>Anedjib </li></ul><ul><li>Semerkhet </li></ul><ul><li>Qa’a </li></ul><ul><li>2nd Dynasty (2890 - 2686) </li></ul><ul><li>Hetepsekhemwy </li></ul><ul><li>Raneb </li></ul><ul><li>Nynetjer </li></ul><ul><li>Weneg </li></ul><ul><li>Sened </li></ul><ul><li>Peribsen </li></ul><ul><li>Khasekhemwy </li></ul>
  14. 15. The Early Dynastic Period Dynasties 1 and 2 ( c . 3000 - 2686) <ul><li>One king from the Nile Delta to the First Cataract </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural homogeneity </li></ul><ul><li>Memphis and the tombs of Saqqara </li></ul><ul><li>Hieroglyphs </li></ul><ul><li>Taxes - The ‘Cattle-count,’ or the ‘Following of Horus’ </li></ul><ul><li>The local elite families supplied the first administrators </li></ul>
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