Fifth Dynasty of Egypt

The Fifth Dynasty of ancient Egypt (notated Dynasty V) is often combined with Dynasties III, IV and VI under the group title the Old Kingdom. The Fifth Dynasty pharaohs reigned for approximately 150 years, from the early 25th century BC until the mid 24th century BC.

Fifth Dynasty of Egypt
The pyramid of Unas at Saqqara
CapitalMemphis
Common languagesEgyptian language
Religion
ancient Egyptian religion
GovernmentAbsolute monarchy
Pharaoh 
 7–8 years (first)
Userkaf
 13 years
Sahure
 c. 10 years
Neferirkare Kakai
 c. 2 years
Neferefre
 Few months
Shepseskare
 24–35 years
Nyuserre Ini
 8–9 years
Menkauhor Kaiu
 33 up to over 44 years
Djedkare Isesi
 15–30 years (last)
Unas
Historical eraOld Kingdom of Egypt
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Fourth Dynasty of Egypt
Sixth Dynasty of Egypt

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