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 they described it, from the Dawn of Civilization to the Fall of the Roman Empire. A tale of love, legend, culture, exploration and war, told through the eyes of the ancients and their stories.