Who was King Menes and what did he do?


Who was King Menes and what did he do?

First Dynasty:

The First Dynasty of Egypt began sometime in the late 3100s or early 2900s BC. This protodynastic period featured several different pharaohs working to maintain unity and expansion while also attempting to advance Egyptian culture and innovation. These earliest rulers laid the foundation for the future of Egypt. The First Dynasty would end sometime in the 2800s BC.

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King Menes became the first Pharaoh of Egypt when he combined Upper and Lower Egypt through conquest and diplomacy in the late 3100s BC or early 2900s...

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Egyptian Achievements: Unification, Pyramids, Hieroglyphics & Calendar


Chapter 3 / Lesson 7

In this lesson, we will discuss some of the major achievements of ancient Egypt, including its unification by King Menes, the pyramids, hieroglyphics, and the Egyptian calendar.

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