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7th and 8th Dynasties

Seventh and Eighth Dynasties: name of the kings in Memphis during Egypt's First Intermediary Period.

General situation

Egypt was, after the demise of the Old Kingdom, divided until it was reunited by the Eleventh Dynasty, which had started as the local dynasty in Thebes.

MEMPHIS HERACLEOPOLIS THEBES
     
    Eleventh Dynasty
(c.2140-c.2000)
Ninth and Tenth Dynasties
(c.2175-c.2140)
 
Seventh and Eighth Dynasties
(c.2200-c.2175)
 
  Sixth dynasty
(c.2350-c.2200)
 

Seventh and Eighth dynasties (c.2200-c.2175)

Nine plus six kings?

This page was created in 2017; last modified on 20 June 2017.