Sixth Dynasty of Egypt

The Sixth Dynasty of ancient Egypt (notated Dynasty VI), along with the Third, Fourth and Fifth Dynasty, constitutes the Old Kingdom of Dynastic Egypt.

Sixth Dynasty of Egypt
ca. 2345 BC–ca. 2181 BC
Ankhnesmeryre II and son Pepi II
CapitalMemphis
Common languagesEgyptian language
Religion
ancient Egyptian religion
GovernmentAbsolute monarchy
Historical eraBronze Age
 Established
ca. 2345 BC
 Disestablished
ca. 2181 BC
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Fifth Dynasty of Egypt
Seventh Dynasty of Egypt
Eighth Dynasty of Egypt

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