Montuhotep II (Part I): Monuments at Thebes. The First Intermediate Period is coming to an end, with the House of Intef victorious in their war to reunify the kingdom. The North has been conquered, internal peace returns. Montuhotep II, now King of Upper and Lower Egypt, immediately takes a thought for his eternal burial. To commemorate his [...]

First Intermediate Period (Part III): Khety versus Intef. After years of intermittent conflict and sparring, the time has come for a final showdown between the competing royal families of the North and South. In one corner, the House of Khety holds the North, supported by their vassals at Asyut. In the other corner, the House of Intef flexes its [...]