Episode 3: Horus vs Seth

Dynasty 2: Warring Gods.

Around 2850 BCE, the Second Dynasty of rulers began. It was a lot more tumultuous than the First, with devastating climate change, economic pressure, and maybe...civil war. In the midst of a shadowy period, legends tell of two gods battling for the throne and soul of Egypt. Horus and Seth, masters of their domains, go head to head...

Time period: circa 2850 - 2700 BCE.

Kings: Per-Ib-sen (Peribsen); Kha-Sekhem / Kha-Sekhem-wy (Khasekhemwy).

Notable sites: Abdju (Abydos); Saqqara.

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