Ancient Egypt

By mim4eva
  • 332


    The conquest of Alexander the Great.
  • 341


    The last native dynasty (the thirtieth) fell to the Persians, who controlled Egypt until 332 B.C.E. when Alexander the Great conquered the territory. In 323, Ptolemy, one of Alexander's Generals, became ruler and founded the Ptolemaic dynasty that lasted until its conquest by Rome after the death of Cleopatra in 30 B.C.E.
  • Jan 1, 1522

    The age of conquest had begun!

    The expulsion of the Hyksos, began during the late 17th Dynasty by Seqenenre or by Kamose and completed by 18th Dynasty monarch Ahmose in 1522, was the start of a series of conquests that would bring Egypt peace and prosperity.
  • Jan 1, 1550

    More Change

    During the next period, known as the Second Intermediate Period (1720-1550 B.C.E.), a tribe known as the Hyksos, from the East, gained power over parts of Egypt and real power devolved from the center to local rulers, again compromising the unity of the two Egypts.
  • Jan 1, 1550


    The rulers of Thebes once again re-unified Egypt, establishing the New Kingdom. They acquired an empire stretching as far as the Euphrates in the North and into Nubia in the South.
  • Invasion Of Egypt

    At around 1640 BC, Egypt was invaded by a group of Canaanites, whose leader used the title HqA-xAs.wt, 'ruler of the foreign land', or Hyksos.
  • The End Of Pharaohs

    The rule of the pahraohs end with Cleoptra's death and the disapperance of her son.
  • Middle Kingdom

    The 1st Intermediate Period came to an end in 2040 when 11th Dynasty king Mentuhotep II finally succeeded in overthrowing the Heracleopolitan kings of the 9th/10th Dynasty, thus reuniting Egypt after almost a century of chaos and civil war.
  • Change in History

    During the sixth dynasty (2345-2181 B.C.E.),possibly because of the flood in the Nile resulted in periods of famine, central authority was weakened and the two kingdoms were divided. Mentuhopet of Thebes (c. 2040 B.C.E.) established the Middle Kingdom when he reunified the two Egypts. During this period, Amun the God of Thebes became identified with the Sun God, Re, and to be seen as the chief God and as sponsor of the Pharaohs. This was a period of vigorous trade with Syria, P
  • Paper

    Papyrus, world's earliest known paper is made.
  • Kingdoms

    New Kingdom of Egypt (18th - 20th Dynasties; 16th - 11th centuries B.C.E.)
  • A New Start

    Ancient Egypt is united ender the first pharaoh Menes.
  • Hierogplyhs

    Egyptian hieroglyphs are fully developed during the First Dynasty).
  • History

    Narmer Palette, world's earliest known historical document
  • Culture in the Lower Egypt

    The Amratian culture lasted from about 4000 to 3500 BC.[34] It is named after the site of El-Amra, about 120 km south of Badari. El-Amra is the first site where this culture group was found unmingled with the later Gerzean culture group, but this period is better attested at the Naqada site, so it also is referred to as the Naqada I culture.
  • Culture in the lower Egypt

    The Badarian Culture, from about 4400 to 4000 BC,[34] is named for the Badari site near Der Tasa. It followed the Tasian culture, but was so similar that many consider them one continuous period.