Pharaoh Menes: 3142 BC

Scorpion Succeeded by Menes

3142 BC, December 31, Wednesday —Nekhen: Scorpion was succeeded by Menes as the leader of Upper Egypt, ruling from Nekhen. In the midst of the Piora Oscillation, the general population was concerned about a...
Roof Beam: 3142 BC

Jushur Becomes King of Kish

3142 BC, September 6, Saturday —Kish: Jushur (aka Jucur, Gushur, Gushuru, Ngushur, Gishur, or Gaur) became the first King of Kish. His name means "roof beam." The largest, richest, and most powerful cities ...