Ancient Egypt Timeline

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Ancient Egypt Time Frame

3100 BC - 100 BC

Upper and Lower Egypt United

3100 BC

The Old Kingdom

2750 BC - 2160 BC

Pyramids of Giza Constructed

2560 BC - 2540 BC

Sphinx of Giza

2530 BC

The sphinx is known as a guardian

War to determine Egyptian Ruler

2160 BC - 2040 BC

No one is strong enough to rule the land

Middle Kingdom

2040 BC - 1780 BC

Hyksos people invade the Pella Area

1650 BC

Hyksos people invade the Pella area. Fighting occurs over who should rule Egypt

New Kingdom

1570 BC - 1080 BC

Rule of Hatshepsut

1501 BC - 1483 BC

Hatshepsut was one of the few women pharaohs. She was the daughter of Queen Ahmose, the Great Royal Wife of the pharaoh Thutmose I.

Tutankhamen's Death

1344 BC

Egypt invaded by Persia

1080 BC - 332 BC

This was a time of great confusion

Life of Herodotus

484 BC - 425 BC

Herodotus was a famous writer who described the Nile River as a 'gift' to the Egyptians.

Egyptians started to use money

330 BC

Roman Conquest

300 BC