The city was located alone the Nile just south of a cataract or stretch of rapids.
When the armies from Kush swept into Egypt and conquered it.
conquers Egypt and takes control of Egypt.
Hieroglyphics is a type of writing system in early Egyptian.
During this time they also had great pyramids built as tombs for themselves. The old kingdom lasted in Egyptian for about 500 years.
Khufu was the pharaoh who build the pyramid he ruled in the old kingdom.
Is sometimes called the Period of Reunification because it followed years of chaos and disunity.Great achievements in literature, art, and architecture. The Middle Kingdom was vary wealthy.
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 New Kingdom was the period of where the New Kingdom was at the height or power and glory.
was located in what is now southeastern Mauritania, and Western Mali. Complex societies had existed in the region since about 1500 BCE, and around Ghana's core region since about 300 CE. When Ghana's ruling dynasty began is uncertain, it is first mentioned in documentary sources around 830 CE. The introduction of the camel, which preceded Muslims and Islam by several centuries, brought about a gradual change in trade, and for the first time, the extensive gold, ivory trade, and salt resources of the region could be sent north and east to population centers in North Africa, the Middle East and Europe in exchange for manufactured goods.
Hatshees was the first female pharaoh and ruled in the New kingdom
Ghana was a firmly in control of west Africa, traders always pass through Ghana.
Ghana was rich and powerful at the time but in 1200 the Empire collapsed.
Mansa had both political and religious roles in society with this type of role he gain more power.
under Mansa Musa's leadership Mali reached the height of it's wealth, power, and fame because of Mansa influence.
Mali took back control in Egypt and grow to a powerful Empire.
The charged of trades has completed songhai's to fall and slowly the period of great West African empires came to an end.
The Songhai Empire was a rival with Mail and soon took over and became a kingdom and they did the something as Mail and Ghana became rich.
because of Mansa death his son Maghan took over the throne but Maghan was a weak ruler and Mali was brunt down by enemy and Mail was never fully recovered.
The Rosetta Stone is a huge stone slab inscribed with hieroglyphics.