When did king Menes unite upper and lower Egypt?
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Original Answer Provided: "Menes is the King who united Upper and Lower Egypt" REVISED ANSWER: Whilst it can be 'suggested' that Menes was responsible for the uniting of Upp…er and Lower Egypt, the serious lack of archaeological evidence to support Menes even existing as a living entity in his own right, and under that specific name, means it is not entirely accurate to state him as even a Pharaoh let alone a king responsible for the unification of Egypt. The argument and debate around Menes and his existence is to whom he relates. Most Egyptologists and historians alike would have it that Menes is one and the same with Narmer (originally thought to be King of Upper Egypt and who leads the strongest claim to being responsible for the unification). Research into Narmer provides strong links between him and Menes, and some of the greatest Egyptologists of the last few centuries, such as Flinders Petrie were convinced they were one and the same. (However some suggest, due to archaeological finds (and stories relating to both characters that are closely matched); that Hor-Aha (son of Narmer) is actually Menes.) When you look into this deeper, you discover that is likely that Menes, King Scorpion, and Narmer could potentially all be the same person. It is further suggested that Menes is the collective name for Ka, Scorpion and Narmer. Failing that, it is quite possible that Menes is a simply a mythical or semi-mythical character. Whilst the Egypt Historian Manetho has mentioned Menes, and credited him as the first ruler of Egypt, receiving the honour directly from the God Horus, his name does not appear on the Palermo Stone, and it is only much later in Egyptian periods that the name really begins to be associated with the early ruling of the civilization. So to the original question posted - Given the stronger archaeological discoveries relating to Narmer over 'Menes' I believe the answer should be Narmer (archaeological discoveries have shown depictions of Narmer wearing the pschent, a crown with two halves representing the 'two lands' of Egypt - in particular the Narmer Palette). Though there could be an argument that potentially his son Hor-Aha played a part (which is possible given that the unification would likely have occurred gradually over many years rather than in a singular event); though the debate will no doubt rage on for many years to come.
The king was MenesMenes is a legendary name like Minos of Crete. Archaeologists are uncertain of the exact identity of the single king who unified Egypt. The unification occur…red after the reign of Ka (also called Scorpion II) and was probably partly accomplished by Narmer and finished by his son Hor-Aha who was succeeded by Pharoah Zer. Most likely Menes consists of both Narmer and Hor-Aha together. This was accomplished around about 3000 BCE.
Pharaoh Menes the king of Memphis
King Menes married a the Queen of lower Egypt so he took contol of both side
Menes is the King who united Upper and Lower Egypt.
King Menes of Egypt united the thus stating the first dynasty of pharaohs in Egypt.
King Narmer or Menes united Upper and Lower Egypt.
The pharoah, Menes unified upper and lower Egypt.
Narmer, AKA Menes, united Upper and Lower Egypt in 3100 BC.
King Menes united upper and lower Egypt
King Menes united Upper and Lower Egypt in 3100 B.C.
the valley of the kings is located in lower Egypt
In 3100 BC.
King Menes wore a white crown when he ruled Upper Egypt. After taking over Lower Egypt he adopted a double crown which was both red and white.