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    Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great was victorious after Persian Conquest. The information showing that was gathered from ancient scribes of Egypt.
  • Period: Oct 2, 1050 to Oct 2, 1550

    New Kindom Rose Again

    New Kindom Rose again to power and prominence.
  • Kindom Reunited

    Kingdom Reunited by King Mentuhotpe of Thebes who defeated his rivals of the North, initiating the Middle Kingdom. Fine arts and literature foourished. The Middle Kingdom was so managed so well that its power spread to Nubia and into the Middle East more powerfully than ever before. Egypt became ruler over more and more. From this time onward, Egypt's fate would be connected to its empire.
  • The Old Kingdom Falls

    The Old Kingdom fell due to famine. Apparently the Nile did not reach needed food heights and weak rulers couldn't survive, or provide. Many fought for power at this time called the first Intermediate Period, which lasted about a century.
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    Early Dynastic Period

    Egypt became unified. They learned to balance the forces of nature by benefiting from the annual flooding of the Nile River that made Egyptian agriculture possible.
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    3500-3000 B.C. Egypt develops hieroglyphs around the same time ancient mesopotamia did. Some believe Egypt writing was made completely independantly of the Mesopotamian invention of writing. They were first used for notation for business and wiriting administration. After awhile, Egypts way of writing grew into a rich literature, written on stone tablets, limestone flakes, pottery, and papyrus. Somtimes it was even used for lists of Kings or Pharoahs.
  • First Kings of Egypt

    First Kings of Egypt were dated back to this time. Earlier, kings had no special or unique name but over time kings were called pharaohs.
  • Population Increase

    Population increased and first walled towns appeared in upper Nile, Nagada, and Hierakonpalis. Tombs built for elites and rulers suggest new levels of social sophistication.
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    Population of Hierakonopolis Increases

    Population of Hierakonopolis grow from a few hundred, to over 10,500. Two cemetaries served the city. One was for the poor, the other was for the rich or ones who were in command.
  • Villages lined the Nile

    Villages lined the Nile at intervals of about 20 miles apart. Trade was not central to their economy because even though they were linked by trade along the river, they created the same types of things.
  • Agriculture

    First traces of wheat, barley, grasses and cereals, and domestication of sheep and goats.
  • Flour Prepared

    Flour was being prepared form their seeds.
  • Grinding of Local Grasses (12000 B.C.)

    People living in Nubia and Upper Egypt had been using stones to grind local grasses into food.
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