Episode 8: That Which I Own

Dynasty 4: Menakaure and the Economy.


Around 2532 BCE, Khafre died and his son Men-Kau-Re took power. The new King's reign marked a more modest phase of pyramid building. Was this a sign of strain on the Egyptian economy? We take a look at an economic world very different from our own...


Time period: circa 2500 - 2470 BCE.

Kings: Men-kau-Re (Mycerinus / Menkaure)

Notable sites: Giza; royal estates.


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Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com

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