AP World Timeline

Events

Early evolution of Homo Sapiens

200,000 BCE

Before this era:
Era of Australopithecus: 4 million-1 million years ago
Era of Lucy: 3.5 million years ago
Era of Homo erectus: 2.5 million-200,00 years ago

Era of Neanderthal peoples

200,000 BCE - 35,000 BCE

Natufian society

13,500 BCE - 10,500 BCE

Jomon society

10000 BCE - 300 BCE

Early experimentation with agriculture

10000 BCE - 8000 BCE

Origins of Sudanic herding

9000 BCE

Appearance of Agricultural Villages

8000 BCE

Origins of Sudanic cultivation

7500 BCE

Appearance of Cities

4000 BCE - 3500 BCE

Era of Sumerian dominance in Mesopotamia

3200 BCE - 2350 BCE

Unification of Egypt

3100 BCE

Archaic Period of Egypt

3100 BCE - 2660 BCE

Era of Indo European migrations

3000 BCE - 1000 CE

Chinook society

3000 BCE - 1850 CE

Egyptian Old Kingdom

2660 BCE - 2160 BCE

Era of pyramid building in Egypt

2600 BCE - 2500 BCE

Early Kingdom of Kush w capital at Kerma

2500 BCE - 1450 BCE

Era of Babylonian dominance in Mesopotamia

2350 BCE - 1600 BCE

Reign of Sargon of Akkad

2334 BCE - 2315 BCE

Egyptian Middle Kingdom

2040 BCE - 1640 BCE

Beginnings of Bantu migrations

2000 BCE

Reign of Hammurabi

1792 BCE - 1750 BCE

Era of Hittite dominance in Anatolia

1700 BCE - 1200 BCE

Egyptian New Kingdom

1550 BCE - 1070 BCE

Reign of Pharaoh Tuthmosis 111

1479 BCE - 1425 BCE

Reign of Queen Hatshepsut (coruler with Tuthmosis 111)

1473 BCE - 1458 BCE

Reign of Pharoah Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten)

1353 BCE - 1335 BCE

Reign of Israelite King David

1000 BCE - 970 BCE

Era of Assyrian dominance in Mesopotamia

1000 BCE - 612 BCE

Reign of Israelite King Solomon

970 BCE - 930 BCE

Invention of iron metallurgy in Sub-Saharan Africa

900 BCE

Conquest of Egypt by King Kashta of Kush

760 BCE

Assyrian conquest of the kingdom of Israel

722 BCE

Reign of Nebuchadnezzar

605 BCE - 562 BCE

New Babylonian Empire

600 BCE - 550 BCE

New Babylonian conquest of the kingdom of Judah

586 BCE