Early Civilizations

Events

The Old Kingdom

2700 BC - 2200 BC

The Old Kingdom lasted from about 2700 to 2200 B.C.E. During this time, early pharaohs set up a strong central government. They also had great pyramids built as tombs for themselves. Some historians call this time the Age of the Pyramids

Pharaoh Khufu

2,551 B.C.E. - 2,528 B.C.E.

The Middle Kingdom

2000 BCE - 1800 BCE

The Middle Kingdom (about 2000 to 1800 B.C.E.) is sometimes called the Period of Reunification because it followed years of chaos and disunity. During this era, Egyptians enjoyed many great achievements in literature, art, and architecture.

The Pharaoh senusret i

1971 bce - 1926 bce

he achievement was the white chapel

The New Kingdom

1600 BCE - 1100 BCE

The New Kingdom (about 1600 to 1100 B.C.E.) is often called Egypt’s Golden Age. During this time of peace and stability, ancient Egypt’s power reached its height. Pharaohs increased trade and had huge monuments built.

The Pharaoh Hatshepsut

1473 bce - 1458 bce

hatshepsut accomplishments one of the greatest was her nice to power

The Pharaoh Ramses ii

1290 bce - 1224 bce

he is know for building numerous monuments.