Greatest period of achievement in Egypt. The pyramids are built and the potter’s wheel is invented.
When The Great Pyramid of Giza was built
When the Sphinxes was built
Wars occur to determine who should rule Egypt. No pharaoh is strong enough to rule the land.
Egypt ruled by Pharaoh Mentuhotep of Thebes who is strong enough to rule all of Egypt. Great irrigation works and advances in sculpture.
Hyksos people invade the Pella area. Fighting occurs over who should rule Egypt.
Hyksos driven out of Egypt by new Pharaoh Ahmose
of Thebes. Egypt is at its strongest. Beautiful temples and colossal statues built.
When Thutmose I was the third Pharaoh of the 18th dynasty of Egypt. He was given the throne after the death of the previous king Amenhotep
Hatshepsut, who ruled from about 1501 to 1483 BC, was one of the few female pharaohs.
When Thutmose II was the fourth Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt. He built some minor monuments and initiated at least two minor campaigns.
Nefertiti was the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten. Nefertiti and her husband were known for a religious revolution, in which they worshiped one god only, Aten, or the sun disc.
When Tutankhamen died
Egypt invaded by Persia and other foreign powers. Time of great confusion.
Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus, Caria and lived in the fifth century BC.