c. 31st century BCE
Scorpion II is a predynastic pharaoh of Upper Egypt. Based off of artifacts found that decorations would appear to show that under Scorpion's reign, trade had flourished. The tomb of Scorpion II is unknown, but two likely tombs could be his. These tombs; Tomb B50 at Umm el-Qa'ab have depictions of scorpions, as does the tomb HK6-1 at Hierakonpolis also depicts scorpions.