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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