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Also called Middle Empire. the period in the history of ancient Egypt, c2000–1785 b.c., comprising the 11th to 14th dynasties.
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the Chinese Empire: originally so called from its supposed location in the center of the earth.
a period of Egyptian history extending from the late 11th to the 13th dynasty (?2040–?1670 bc)


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