Twentieth Dynasty of Egypt

Period from 1189 to 1077 BCE / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Twentieth Dynasty of Egypt (notated Dynasty XX, alternatively 20th Dynasty or Dynasty 20) is the third and last dynasty of the Ancient Egyptian New Kingdom period, lasting from 1189 BC to 1077 BC. The 19th and 20th Dynasties furthermore together constitute an era known as the Ramesside period. This dynasty is generally considered to be the start of the decline of Ancient Egypt.

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Twentieth Dynasty of Egypt
1189 BC–1077 BC
Portrait of Ramesses IX from his tomb KV6.
Portrait of Ramesses IX from his tomb KV6.
Common languagesEgyptian language
Ancient Egyptian Religion
GovernmentAbsolute monarchy
Historical eraIron Age
1189 BC
1077 BC
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Blank.png Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt
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