Pepy I and Weni the Elder.
The early years of Pepy I are a dififcult period, as the king struggles to assert himself. He must battle a usurper, Userkare, and a conspiracy against his life.
Egyptian kings are no longer inviolable: the knives are being drawn.
A model of Egyptian soldiers from the 11th Dynasty.
A small offering-statue of Pepy I.
The Biography of Weni at Reshafim.org
William K. Simpson (editor). The Literature of Ancient Egypt. 2003.
The History of Egypt, as the ancients described it. A tale of people, places, pharaohs and gods, told in their own words.