Episode 8: That Which I Own

(c.2532 BCE) Menkaure and the Egyptian Economy. Khafre's son Menkaure takes the throne. Opting for a smaller - but more exquisitely constructed - monument, the new king's reign heralds the more moderate phase of pyramid construction. The small size of this monument may reflect the strain being placed on the Egyptian economy, a system not particularly similar to our own. We investigate... https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2013/04/15/episode-8-that-which-i-own/