The Third Dynasty of Egypt was the first dynasty that begun in the period of the Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt. Three more dynasties are a part of this period; the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth dynasties. The capital of this period was located at Memphis.


Ancient Egypt came under rule of Pharaoh Djoser which begun the Third Dynasty[1] after civil wars broke out during the Second Dynasty.

List of PharaohsEdit

References Edit

  1. Dodson, Hilton, The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt, 2004
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