Early Civilization

Events

hieroglyphics

3300 BC

system for writeing

rosetta stone

3300 bce

a luge stone

Old Kingdom

2700 bce - 2200 bce

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

Middle Kingdom

2040 BC - 1780 BC

he 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.

sunusret

1900 b.c.e - 1800 b.c.e.

bad to good made beautiful jewelry.

New Kingdom

1550 BC - 1070 BC

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.

fall of Songhai

1521 bce

hotshepsut

1473 b.c.e. - 1464 b.c.e.

the same respect shown to a male

fall of mali

1300 bce

mali empire

1200 bce

first historical records of kush

700 bce

armies from kush spewed in to egypt

West Africa

750 AD - 979 AD

The trans-Saharan trade has continued to expand. Through them, Islam has been brought to West Africa, and is spreading amongst the merchant and ruling classes.

North East Africa

979 AD - 1215 AD

A strong Muslim state has developed to the south-east of Ethiopia, based on trading posts from which control over the local population has gradually been achieved.