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Egypt--History--Second Intermediate Period, ca. 1783-ca. 1550 B.C


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    • Egypt Geographic Component
    • Second Intermediate Period, ca. 1783-ca. 1550 B.C Temporal Component
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    • found: Work cat.: The Second Intermediate Period (thirteenth-seventeenth dynasties), 2010:p. xi (Egyptologists have traditionally designated the time of the Thirteenth to Seventeenth Dynasties as the "Second Intermediate Period, SIP ... the Thirteenth Dynasty presents a different picture from the start with an endless and rapid succession of ephemeral rulers who were comparatively powerless An element of special interest is that much of Egypt came under the control of rulers of Asiatic descent, the "Hyksos", who represented a community that had been settling in the eastern Delta over centuries)
    • found: The ancient Egypt site, website viewed Aug. 20, 2010:(the Thirteenth dynasty began ca. 1783 B.C.; the Seventeenth dynasty ended ca. 1540 B.C.)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed Aug. 20, 2010:(The Second Intermediate Period marks a period when Ancient Egypt fell into disarray for a second time, between the end of the Middle Kingdom and the start of the New Kingdom. It is best known as the period when the Hyksos made their appearance in Egypt and whose reign comprised the fifteenth and sixteenth dynasties)
    • found: Britannica online, Sept. 24, 2010:Second Intermediate Period (ca. 1630-1540 B.C.; 15th-17th dyasties; consequence of political fragmentation and immigration and was not associated with economic collapse) Middle Kingdom (13th dynasty: ca. 1756-ca. 1630 B.C.; despite a continuity of outward forms and of the rhetoric of inscriptions between the 12th and 13th dynasties, there was a complete change in kingship; in little more than a century about 70 kings occupied the thronein principle the royal residence remained at Itjet-towy and the kings ruled the whole country; immigration from Asia is known in the late 12th dynasty and became more widespread in the 13th)
    • found: Encyclopedia Americana, 2005:Ancient Egypt (Second Intermediate Period; 13th-17th dynasties; rival dynasties for the 13th; dates: 1785-ca. 1650 B.C. based in Memphis; ca. 1715-ca. 1650 B.C. based in Xios; Second Intermediate Period ended in 1554 B.C.)
    • found: Academic American encyclopedia, 1997:Egypt, Ancient (Second Intermediate Period, 1786-1567 B.C.; time of decline and invasion; 13th-17th dynasties)
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