Dynasties of Ancient Egypt
Predynastic Period
Protodynastic Period
Early Dynastic Period
1st 2nd
Old Kingdom
3rd 4th 5th 6th
First Intermediate Period
7th 8th 9th 10th
11th (Thebes only)
Middle Kingdom
11th (All Egypt)
12th 13th 14th
Second Intermediate Period
15th 16th 17th
New Kingdom
18th 19th 20th
Third Intermediate Period
21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th
Late Period
26th 27th 28th
29th 30th 31st
Graeco-Roman Period
Alexander the Great
Ptolemaic Dynasty

Known rulers for the Tenth Dynasty.

The Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh (Thebes only) Dynasties of ancient Egypt are often combined under the group title, First Intermediate Period.

The Ninth Dynasty was founded at Herakleopolis Magna by Meryibra, and the Tenth Dynasty continued there. This was a time Egypt was not unified. There is some overlap between these and the local dynasties that will be noticed. The following names have been identified. Dates are uncertain:

Ninth and Tenth Dynasties
Name Comments
Neferkare -
Wahkare -
Nebkaure -
Merykare -
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