Major events in Egyptian History

Events

3500 BC - Early settlers in the Nile valley

3500 BC

2600 BC - Pyramids of Giza built

2600 BC

1900 BC - Agricultural development of the Faiyum

1900 BC

1473 BC - Hatshepsut becomes Pharoah

1473 BC

1336 BC - Tutankhamen becomes Pharoah

1336 BC

671 BC - Assyrians attack Egypt

671 BC

196 BC - Rosetta Stone carved

196 BC

300 AD - Last use of hieroglyphic writing

300 AD

969 AD - City of Cairo founded

969 AD

1922 AD - Tutankhamun's tomb discovered by Howard Carter

1922 AD