The earliest settlers came to the Nile Valley.
A hieroglyphic script was developed.
The Egyptian civilization began when King Menes found the first Egypt dynasty.
Upper and Lower Egypt were unified.
1st Dynasty kings buried in first royal tombs at Abydos.
3000 B.C. - 2890 B.C.
Irrigation increased farmland, people worshiped the sun.
The capital at Memphis was founded.
2920 B.C. - 2900 B.C.
Writing was used by the government.
2920 B.C. - 2770 B.C.
Papyrus was Invented.
The first stone pyramid was built.
The pyramids of Giza were erected.
Pyramid texts describe Osiris.
2375 B.C. - 2345 B.C.
Various kings ruled Ancient Egypt.
Capital moved to Thebes - Egypt is reunited by Mentuhotep II.
2134 B.C. - 2000 B.C.
Earliest evidence of diagnostic medicine found.
War between Thebes and Asiatic ruler.
Egyptian Civil War
Mummification techniques improved
1069 B.C. - 1043 B.C.
Persians invade Egypt
The Persians ruled egypt. They were pushed out in 404 B.C.
525 B.C. - 404 B.C.
Alexander the Great invades Egypt
Alexandria is founded
The Temple of Isis was built on the island of Philae in the Nile River.
Egyptian hieroglyphic writing is no longer used, people didn't understand them.
395 A.D. - 641 A.D.
Egypt conquered by Muslin Arabs
Rosetta Stone helps Jean Francois Chompollion break the hieroglyphic code.