Ancient Egypt Pyramid Builders

The Nomes - The First Historic Individual - Cheops - Chephren


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Already, by 4000 B.C., these Pyramid Builders of the Nile had forged a form of government.

The fourth dynasty of Ancient Egypt is characterized as a golden age of the Old Kingdom. The fourth dynasty lasted from from 2575 to 2467 B.C. It was a time of peace and prosperity as well as one during which trade with other countries is documented.



Ancient Egypt the Pyramids Builders


The Pyramid Builders


The third, fourth, fifth, and sixth dynasties are often combined under the group title, the Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt, which often is described as the age of the pyramid builders.

The capital at that time was Memphis.



The Nomes - The First Historic Individual - Cheops - Chephren

The Nomes of Ancient Egypt...Read More
The population along the river was divided into "nomes," in each of which the inhabitants were essentially of one stock, acknowledged the same totem, obeyed the same chief, and worshiped the same gods by the same rites.

Imhotep The first real person in known history ...Read More
The first real person in known history is not a conqueror or a king but an artist and a scientist — Imhotep, physician, architect, Pyramid Builder and chief adviser of King Zoser (ca. 3150 B.C.).

Khufu The First Pyramid Builder...Read More
Perhaps the brutal energy of Khufu, first Pharaoh of the new house.

Khafre, "Chephren" Second Pyramid Builder...Read More
Of his successor and rival Pyramid builder, Khafre, we know something almost at first hand;



"All the world fears Time," says an Arab proverb, "but Time fears the Pyramids."




The Great Pyramid at Giza and the Sphinx



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