History Timeline

Events

Halfan Culture

Approx. 20000 bce - Approx. 12000 bce

Sem-nomadic people who lived along the Nile in Egypt and Nubia

Qadan Culture

Approx. 13000 BCE - Approx. 9000 BCE

Mesolithic culture which lived along the Nile from the Second Cataract to just north of Aswan. They harvested wild grains and it is possible that they planted some of this wild grain (though not in rows).

Harvesting of Wild Grain Along the Nile

Approx. 10500 BCE

Faiyum A Culture

Approx. 9000 BCE - Approx. 6000 BCE

Badari Culture

Approx. 5000 BCE - Approx. 4000 BCE

Merimde culture

Approx. 4800 BCE - Approx. 4300 BCE

Tasian Culture

Approx. 4500 BCE - Approx. 4000 BCE

Amratian Culture

Approx. 4400 BCE - Approx. 3500 BCE

Maadi Culture

Approx. 4000 BCE - Approx. 3200 BCE

El Omari Culture

Approx. 4000 BCE - Approx. 3100 BCE

Gerzean Culture

Approx. 3500 BCE - Approx. 3200 BCE

Naqada III (Proto dynastic period)

Approx. 3200 BCE - Approx. 3000 BCE

First Dynasty

Approx. 3150 BCE - Approx. 2890 BCE

Second Dynasty

Approx. 2890 BCE - Approx. 2686 BCE

Third Dynasty

2686 BCE - 2613 BCE

Fourth Dynasty

2612 BC - 2498 BCE

Fifth Dynasty

2498 BCE - 2345 BCE

Sixth Dynasty

2345 BCE - 2181 BCE

First Voyage of Jacques Cartier

April 20, 1534 - September 1534

Second Voyage of Jacques Cartier

May 19, 1535 - July 15, 1536

Third Voyage of Jacques Cartier

May 23, 1541 - Approx. July 1542

Foundation of Jamestown

1607