Hi & welcome to Wikipedia! I'm glad you are interested in Egypt and translate articles into Chinese. Opinions differ on the early kings of the 1st dynasty, and I don't have many books about Old Kingdom but Dodson & Hilton's Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt agrees with Wikipedia on that Hor-Aha was not the first, and the first pharaoh was Narmer or Menes (who might have been the same person, or father and son). But another book puts Narmer into the predynastic period. It really depends on whether you consider Narmer a 1st dynasty pharaoh or a predynastic one. Since he unified Egypt, maybe it wold be fair to consider him the very first pharaoh.
Ian Shaw's Oxford History is pretty good as an overview but wouldn't trust it in everything. It has some errors (for example it states that Nefertiti was co-regent with Akhenaten, while this is a theory only and several scholars don't accept it). I don't know the other two books you mentioned. – Alensha talk 18:41, 5 February 2009 (UTC)
Yes, of course. But I'm not really an expert, I'm just studying Egyptology (it's my first year at the university). There is a Wikipedia:WikiProject Ancient Egypt with more knosledgeable editors. – Alensha talk 19:53, 6 February 2009 (UTC)
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