The Ancient Egyptian Timeline
The so-called “Pharaonic History” spans from 3100-32 BC. According to the Historian Manetho; the ancient Egyptian timeline is divided into 30 Dynasties, each consisting of a sequence of Kings who shared royal blood.
Egypt Before Unification
A phase in the ancient Egyptian history that precedes the unification of Egypt in 3200 BC. During this phase, Egyptians settled around the Nile Valley forming different cultures such as Badari and Naqada.
Unification of the Two Lands
The last phase of Naqada culture (Naqada IIIC-D) marks the Territorial unification of the Egyptian Kingdom by King Na’rmer, who commemorated the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt on the Na’rmer Palette.
Age of Pyramid Builders
The age of Pyramid builders is considered a flourishing period in the history of ancient Egypt. Remarkable magnificent pyramids were built to house the corpses of kings and queens of the Old Kingdom.
Decentralization of Egypt
The prosperity reached during the Old Kingdom could not be sustained; it was during the 6th Dynasty that the royal power decreased and the authority passed to local governors.
Reunification of the Egyptian Lands
The rebirth and reunion of the Egyptian Kingdom was achieved by the beginning of the Middle Kingdom which is marked by economic growth and national projects. Kings continued to build pyramids which housed their mummies and funerary equipment.
Revival against Hyksos Invasion
During the Middle Kingdom, Asiatics settled in Egypt due to the economic stability. The end of the 12th Dynasty marked the actual end of the Middle Kingdom. Hyksos took advantage of the unstable political situation, the weakening power of the 13th Dynasty rulers and formally invaded the country, establis
The Age of the Empire
The New Kingdom certainly left its obvious mark over the Egyptian history, spanning over half a millennium. The 18th Dynasty was established by Ahmose I, and marked the starting point of an immense era. The luxurious and prosperous lifestyle which was maintained during this era can be simply observed in the archit