Niuserre (Part I).
The reign of Niuserre has begun, and the political landscape is changing with the times. Courtiers with no blood-link to the royal family begin to enter the highest levels of administration.
Ptah-shepses, once a hairdresser, strides up the career ladder, eventually attaining the rank of Vizier.
Ny-ankh-Khnum and Khnum-hotep appear as well; a special pair in an evolving world.
The Mastaba of Ptah-shepses today; off-screen at left is a chamber designed for the burial of a boat.
Ptah-shepses, on a pillar in his tomb.
Ny-ankh-Khnum and Khnum-hotep embrace in their tomb. Photo: Wikipedia.
The History of Egypt, as the ancients described it. A tale of people, places, pharaohs and gods, told in their own words.