Early Civilizations

Events

Old Kingdom

2700 BCE - 2200 BCE

(2700 BC-2200 BC) Age of Pyramids-This time period is known for their pharaohs for setting up a strong government and built tombs for themselves.

Khufu

2551 BCE - 2528 BCE

His greatest achievement was his government.

Middle Kingdom

2000 BCE - 1800 BCE

(2000-1800)-Period of Reunification-This time period known for their great achievement in literature and their art.

New Kingdom

1600 BCE - 1100 BCE

(1600-1100)-They called the Golden Age they were known for there trade and monuments that were built

Mali

1600 BCE - 1230 BCE

Mali was also known as Mandingo Empire or Manden Kurufa. The Mali Empire flourished because of trade above all else.

Hatshepsut

1473 BCE - 1458 BCE

She was the first female pharaoh.

Ramses 2

1290 BCE - 1224 BCE

One of his greatest achievement was the Abu Simbel.

Ghana

1235 BCE - 830 BCE

They were also known as Wagadou Empire they were located in what is now southeastern Mauritania and western Mali.

Songhai

15 - 16

Songhai was one of the largest Islamic empires in history.Songhai was one of the largest Islamic empires in history