Kings of this dynasty continued to protect
borders and curbing turmoil.
Not all the kings are legal heirs, as some are believed to be usurpers.
Some ruled for long reigns and despite that few information were known
Some built temples, attended festivals in Memphis.
The most notable of Seth-Peribsen is establishment for a mortuary
complex in Abydos
Some kings stopped worshipping Horus
considering God Seth
Kasekhemwy built a tomb at Abydos. He was energetic in his military
campaigns. He succeeded to crush rebels of the Lower Egypt and finally
completed the task of uniting the country.
After that, an era of peace, stability and luxury was observed.
Limestone figure of the Pharaoh Khasekhem found at Hierakonpolis.
It dates from the 2nd Dynasty and is the oldest surviving
Egyptian Royal sculpture in stone (Ashmolean Museum)
Photo courtesy of The Egypt Archive