Episode 52: Two Dynasties at Once

Second Intermediate Period (Part 1): Collapse!

Around 1700 BCE, disaster struck the land of Egypt. A famine and a plague swept through the land, devastating society and reducing the 13th Dynasty to a shadow. Unable to rely on royal aid, foreigners in the North began to break away into their own kingdom...

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