The fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth dynasties of ancient Egypt are often combined under the group title, Second Intermediate Period. The seventeenth dynasty dates approximately from 1580 to 1550 BCE.
Known rulers of the seventeenth dynasty are as follows:
|Sobekemsaf I Sekhemreshedtawy||Unknown|
|Intef VI Sekhemrewepmaat||Unknown|
|Intef VII Nebkheperre||Unknown|
|Intef VIII Sekhemreherhermaat||Unknown|
|Sobekemsaf II Sekhemrewadjkhaw||7 years|
|Senakhtenre Tao I||1 year|
|Seqenenre Tao II||c. 1560 4 years|
|Kamose||1555 to 1550 BCE 5 years|
The last two kings of the dynasty opposed the Hyksos rule over Egypt and initiated a war that would rid Egypt of the Hyksos kings and began a period of unified rule, the New Kingdom.
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