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Ancient Egypt
1. Introduction
2. People
3. Life styles
4. Culture
5. Education and Science
6. Society
7. Economy
8. Government
9. Cities and Villages
10. Language
11. Religion
12. Kings / periods
13. History
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Open map of Ancient EgyptAncient Egypt / First Intermediate Period / 11th Dynasty /
Intef 2
Also called: Intef 2 Wahankh
Other spelling: Inyotef



From his saff, Intef 2 offering beer and milk to Re and Hathor.
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From his saff, Intef 2 offering beer and milk to Re and Hathor.

King of Upper Egypt 2112-2063 BCE, 55 years, belonging to the 11th Dynasty in the First Intermediate Period.
His kingdom stretched from Thinis in the north to Elephantine in the south, representing less than half of modern Egypt, though it is possible that he even controlled parts of Nubia.
He claimed the title of dual kingship, nesw-bit, but not the complete Royal titulary.
He was buried in a saff tomb in Tarif, close to Thebes. His saff was built close to his brother, Intef 1's.

Biography
2112: Succeeds his brother, Intef 1, as king of Upper Egypt.
— He launches military campaigns against northern kingdoms, gaining significant victories, bringing Abydos and Thinis under his control.
2063: Dies and is succeeded by Intef 3, who may have been his son.





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By Tore Kjeilen