Early Civilization

Events

Old Kingdom

2700 BCE - 2200 BCE

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

Middle Kingdom

2000 BCE - 1800 BCE

Middle Kingdom: During this era, Egyptians enjoyed many great achievements in literature, art, and architecture.

New Kingdom

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

During this time of peace and stability, ancient Egypt’s power reached its height. Pharaohs increased trade and had huge monuments built.

Rameses II

1224 - 1290

His greatest achievement was the first pharaoh to have peace treaty.

Hatshepsut

1458 - 1473

She was the first female pharaoh,

Karnak

1626 - 1971

He made the white chapel made of alabaster and thin layer of gold.

Khufu

2528 - 2551

One of his great achievements was building the great pyramid that took 20 years to build.