Episode 9: She Is Foremost
Dynasty 4: A Woman Who Ruled.
Around 2505 BCE, King Men-Kau-Re died without an heir. His sister Khenty-Kaus ("She is Foremost") stepped into the vacuum, and governed the state on behalf of her young son. Khenty-Kaus ruled well, and left an unusual legacy...
Time period: circa 2470 - 2450 BCE.
Kings: Men-kau-Re (Mycerinus / Menkaure); Khenty-Kaus I (Khentykaus); Shepses-Ka-f (Shepseskaf).
Notable sites: Giza; Abusir.
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