Ancient Egypt

Events

Age of the Pyramids (Old Kingdom)

2700 B.C.E - 2200 B.C.E

Age of the pyramids.2700 to 2200 B.C.E.This period is also known for a strong central government and great pyramids built as tombs for themselves.

Middle Kingdom (Period of the Reunification)

2000 B.C.E - 1800 B.C.E

Period of the Reunification.2000 to 1800 B.C.E. Egyptians enjoyed many great achievements in literature, art, and architecture. It also followed years of chaos and disunity.

New Kingdom ( Egypts Golden Age )

1600 B.C.E - 1100 B.C.E

Egypt’s golden age. 1600 to 1100 B.C.E.Egypt’s power reached its height. Pharaohs also increased trade and had huge monuments built.

Pharaoh Hatshepsut

Approx. 1473 B.C.E - Approx. 1458 B.C.E

She became ruler in 1473 B.C.E and shared her power with her male relatives, but as time went by she took over completely. Hatshepsut used to travel a lot for trading. Her biggest trade expedition was to the African kingdom.Her biggest accomplishment was building a giant statue of herself in a place Dayr al-Bahri. At the entrance there was 2 tall thin mummies called obelisks. The entrance ,graced by 200 sphinx statues, the walls were also detailed with carvings.

Ghana

830 - 1235

Mali Empire

1230 - 1600

Songhai Empire

Approx. 1500 - 1600