Mentuhotep ii, also known as nebhepetra, would eventually defeat the heracleopolitan kings around 2033 bc and unify the country to continue the eleventh dynasty, bringing egypt into the middle kingdom. A history of ancient egypt by nicolas grimal calls him mentuhotpe ii, with a reign from 2040-2009, while who were the pharaohs by stephen quirke simple calls him, as well as the following two kings mentuhotep, without elaboration or dates. Mentuhotep ii (2061 bc-2010 bc), also known as nebhepetra, would eventually defeat the heracleopolitan kings around 2033 bc and unify the country to continue the eleventh dynasty, bringing egypt into the middle kingdom mentuhotep ii led military campaigns south into nubia, which had gained its independence during the first intermediate period. Nebhepetra mentuhotep ii ・faced ramesses ii under the rule of king muwatalli traps the egyptian troops in the battle of qadesh that ended in a stalemate (with. The country was finally pacified and unified once more under mentuhotep ii (nebhepetra), of the 11th dynasty, and boats once more began to sail up and down the nile a period of stability known as the middle kingdom began under this pharaoh.
The exhibition opens with a statue, more than eight feet tall, of mentuhotep ii, an 11th-dynasty king who reigned for more than half a century and is considered the founder of the middle kingdom. Nebhepetre mentuhotep ii (2061 bc - 2010 bc) was a pharaoh of the 11th dynasty, the son of intef iii of egypt and a minor queen called iah his own wife was the 'king's mother' tem his own wife was the 'king's mother' tem. In the 11th dynasty an new shrine was laid out by mentuhotep ii (nebhepetra), employing areas of decorated stone from what little direct evidence survived, its plan seems to have been a continuation of the existing one.
Mentuhotep i (also mentuhotep-aa , ie the great ) was a likely theban nomarch and independent ruler of upper egypt during the early first intermediate period he was later probably considered to be the founding father of the eleventh dynasty , which rose to prominence under intef ii and mentuhotep ii. Pharaoh nebhepetra mentuhotep (or mentuhotep ii) was a powerful pharaoh of the eleventh dynasty after successfully reunifying upper and lower egypt, following the chaotic first intermediate period, he founded the era known as the middle kingdom. The temple of mentuhotep ii the hieroglyphs this painted limestone relief from the tomb of nebhepetre mentuhotep ii dates to about 2000 bc 1 it was discovered in 1907 by herbert winlock during one of his early expeditions sponsored by the metropolitan museum of art, where it is now on display.
Nebhepetre montuhotep (montuhotep ii, mentuhotep ii, also sometimes known as montuhotep i) was the first ruler of the eleventh dynasty who reunified the country after the first intermediate period montuhoptep followed his predecessor´s example and combined his mortuary temple and tomb into one building. Meketra, having been head of the treasury of the king (chancellor) under mentuhotep ii nebhepetra during that great king's last years, served through the reign of mentuhotep's successor mentuhotep iii seankhkara in the same capacity. Relief from tomb of djehutyhotep ii dynasty 12, reigns of senwosret ii and iii most of the paint remain mfa museum relief scene of men with offerings two men facing right in sunk relief from the tomb of mentuemhat at thebes. It was mentuhotep ii who expanded the influence of the dynasty throughout the country by defeating the major northern power, which was based at herakleopolis, and the many semi- independent nomarchs of middle and lower egypt. Mentuhotep ii made military campaigns in nubia, which egypt had lost by the 1st intermediate period so did senusret i under whom buhen became egypt's southern border mentuhotep iii was the first middle kingdom ruler to send an expedition to punt for incense.
Mentuhotep ii was the king who unified egypt and ruled for about fifty years he also revivified the office of pharaoh, chancellor and vizier, which had fallen into disuse during the interegnum detail tomb ornament, middle kingdom, egypt. With the remnants of the old kingdom rulers at theben king mentuhotep ii at the very end of the thereby reunifying the country the middle kingdom dynasties 11-13. Mentuhotep ii, also known as nebhepetra, would eventually defeat the heracleopolitan kings around 2033 bce, and unify the country to continue the eleventh dynasty and bring egypt into the middle kingdom. Upper egypt is the south of egypt note 3 badarian may have been a culture restricted to the badari region near asyut in middle egypt, rather than being a chronological phase throughout the whole of southern egypt. We encourage authors to comment on the chronology listed below, or to suggest encyclopedia articles related to chronological issues overlapping dates indicate co-regencies the chronology is the work of thomas schneider (university of british columbia.
Mentuhotep ii (also known by his throne name, nebhepetre) wins control of the whole country in about 2000 bc his base is thebes, which now begins its central role in the story of ancient egypt - though relatively little survives of mentuhotep's own monuments in the region. This is a proposed standard for the names & dates of the kings of ancient egypt, per the discussion at wikipedia talk:wikiproject ancient egyptunless otherwise stated, the material has been taken from ian shaw, ed oxford history of ancient egypt (pub 2000. Mentuhotep ii (reign 2061-2010 bc), also known as nebhepetra, eventually defeated the heracleopolitan kings around 2033 bc the end of the first intermediate period occurred when mentuhotep ii defeated the heracleopolitan kings of lower egypt and reunited egypt under a single ruler.
Iah (also yah, jah or aah = moon) was a king's mother and queen of ancient egypt c 2060 bc, during the mid 11th dynasty (2134-1991 bc) daughter of a pharaoh, possibly intef ii, and mother of pharaoh mentuhotep ii she was the queen of intef iii. Mentuhotep ii, also called nebhapetre, king (ruled 2008-1957 bce) of ancient egypt's 11th dynasty (2081-1938 bce) who, starting as the ruler of southernmost egypt in about 2008 bce, reunified the country by defeating his rivals and ushered in the period known as the middle kingdom (1938-c 1630 bce. Ancient egypt history - egypt is one of the important centres of history, culture and traditions egypt is home of the most beautiful historical places.