The period before "civilization". Lots of pottery was made. They decorated the pottery with gazelles.
Early Dynastic Period
3050 bc - 2686 bc
The earliest hieroglyphs were discovered during this time period. Menes ruled in this period.
2686 bc - 2181 bc
Major advances in architecture, art, and technology were made in this period. The Giza Pyramids and The Great Sphinx were made in this period.
Pyramid of Djoser
2630 B.C. - 2611 B.C.
First Intermediate Period
2181 bc - 1991 bc
After the central central government collapsed during the Old KIngdom, the economy was messed up. A war started between Herakleopolitans and Nebhepetres.
2134 bc - 1690 bc
The pharaohs of the Middle Kingdom restored the country's prosperity and stability. During the decline the Canaanite settlers began to seize control of the Delta region.
Second Intermediate Period and the Hyksos
1674 bc - 1549 bc
The Hyksos settled in a town called Avaris and seized control of Egypt. The Hyksos and Semitic invaders introduced new tools of warfare to Egypt. wikipedia
1549 bc - 1069 bc
In the New Kingdom the Pharaohs began a large scale building campaign to promote the god Amun. They also constructed monuments to glorify their own achievements, both real and imagined. wikipedia
The Battle of Megiddo
Third Intermediate Period
1069 bc - 653 bc
In the mid 9th century bc Egypt made a failed attempt to once more gain a foothold in Western Asia. The Egyptians international prestige declined considerably towards the end of the Third Intermediate Period. wikipedia
672 bc - 332 bc
In 653 B.C. the Saite king was able to free Egypt. Egypt was never able to permanently overthrow the Persians.