10 Most Important events in Ancient Egypt

  • 332

    Alexander The Great conquered Egypt

    332 B.C. The Greeks conquered Egypt and 27 years later Ptolmey I became the new pharoah. Alexander lived from 352 to 323 B.C. This was one of the last major attacks on Egypt.
  • 525

    Persians conquered Egypt

    525 B.C. The Persians Conquered Egypt for about 200 years. They captured the pharoah Psmatik III during the attack. After about 200 years Egypt would be attacked again by the Greeks.
  • Jan 1, 671

    Assyrians attack Egypt

    671B.C. Assyrians attack Egypt. They didn't take control of Egypt.After this there was one final attack on Egypt for 200 years.
  • Jan 1, 728

    Nubian King Piy attacked Egypt

    728 B.C. Nubian King Piy attacked Egypt.He took control of Egypt after the attack. a few years later Egpt would get attacked again.
  • Jan 1, 1100

    Upper and lower Egypt Splits

    1100 B.C. After 2400 years Egypt split. After this Egypt will get attacked a few times. After that they will become conquered by other empires.
  • Jan 1, 1400

    Tutankhamun becomes Pharoah

    1400 B.C. King Tut was the youngest pharoah. He died at 19 and was pharoah at 9 years of age.his tomb was found in 1922.
  • Jan 1, 1500

    Hatshepsut became pharoah

    1500 B.C. Hatshepsut became the pharoah. She wore a fake beard because if people from outside Egypt knew she was a woman people from other countries would attack Egypt.She worked to improve trade when she was pharoah.
  • Khufu United Egypt

    2590 B.C. Khufu united Upper and Lower Egypt. After he united Egypt he was the pharaoh. After This he starts building the Pyramid of Giza
  • Pryamids Of Giza Built

    2600 B.C. Khufu started to build the pyramids of Giza. The Pyramid took 30 years to build. It also took a labor force of 100000 people.
  • First Early Settlers

    3500 B.C. The first early settlers arrived in Egypt. They started to settle along the Nile river because it was the only area where water was reliable.The Nile would have seasonal floods.