Intef I Egyptian Pharaoh. He was the first pharaoh of Egypt's Eleventh Dynasty, and ruled for approximately sixteen years towards the end of the First Intermediate Period until his death in 2118 BC. When he first came to the throne his authority extended only as far as the area immediately surrounding the capital and was disputed by other local rulers, but by the time of his death he had won control of Koptos, Dendera and Hierakonopolis and defeated his main rival, Ankhtifi, thus beginning the process...[Read More] (Bio by: js) Dra' Abu el-Naga, Luxor, Luxor, Egypt Plot: "Saff" or "Row" tomb.
Intef II Egyptian Pharaoh. He ruled Egypt during the Fourteenth Dynasty, at the end of the First Intermediate Period. When he came to power in 2118 BC Egypt was ruled by a number of independent local dynasties, but he gradually brought the south of the country under his control and regained possession of the important city of Abydos. After these victories the remainder of his reign was peaceful and by the time of his death his power extended over the whole of Upper Egypt, with expeditions being sent as...[Read More] (Bio by: js) Dra' Abu el-Naga, Luxor, Luxor, Egypt Plot: of "Saff" or "Row" tomb