Early Civilizations

Events

hieroglyphics

3300 BC

The early writings were carved into stone or other hard materials then the Egyptians learned how to make a material named papyrus. the hieroglyphic writing system used more than 600 symbols and they each represented one or more sounds in the Egyptian language

Old Kingdom

2700 BCE - 2200 BCE

Known by age of pyramids. They set up strong central government. They also had pyramids for tombs.

Middle Kingdom

2000 BCE - 1800 BCE

This time period was known by the Reunification.It was followed by years of chaos and disunity. During this time period, Egyptians has accomplished many achievements that deal with,literature,art, and architecture.

New Kingdom

1600 BCE - 1100 BCE

The New Kingdom 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.

ghana

1500 bce

this period was famous for its econmy and the fact no one knows when it declined

Ramous the 2nd

1290 BCE - 1224 BCE

songhai

850 ce - 1591 ce

this place was known for its religon diffrence between its upper and lower class

mali

1230 - 1600

this period was known for its gold nuggets and its Collapse

Rosetta stone

1799

The Rosetta stone was the key for people to read the Egyptian hieroglyphics . it was discovered in 1799 by a french soldier. the stone is a hugh stone slab with hieroglyphics. it also had some Greek and a later form of Egyptian so because the message was in all three languages was the same, scholars who knew Greek was able to figure the stone and its words out