Egyptian Mythology

Events

Earliest Egyptian Myths Recorded

4000 BCE

Depictions of gods and afterlife on walls of Egyptian tombs

4000 BC

Hieroglyphic script developed in Egypt

3200 BC

Hathor cult founded

3000 BC

The Great Pyramid is constructed by Khufu

2560 BCE

Osiris appears in Egyptian text

2500 BCE

The Great Sphinx is built at Giza

2500 BC

Life of Enheduanna, world's first author known by name

2285 BC - 2250 BC

Composition of The Book of the Dead in Egypt

1550 BC