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Example of Ancient Egypt Timeline
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Instability and corruption weaken the empire.
The Middle Kingdom is established and the capital moves to Thebes.
The Hyksos, a group of Semitic-Asiatics, invade and rule Egypt.
The Hyksos are expelled and the New Kingdom established.
Queen Hatshepsut expands the empire south (Nubia) and east (Palestine).
Amenhotep IV ("Akhenaton") supports worship of only one god, the sun-disk god Aton.
Tutankhamun ("King Tut") revives polytheism and returns to the capital to Thebes.
Ramses II ("The Great") begins a 67-year reign and completes Temple of Lux
Egyptians and Hittites sign the first recorded peace treaty.
Egypt is invaded from the south by the Nubian Empire, which starts an "Ethiopian Dynasty."
Assyrians conquer Egypt.
The Persian Empire conquers Egypt.
Nectanebo II, the last Egyptian-born pharaoh, dies.
Alexander the Great of Macedonia invades Egypt.
The city of Alexandria is established and the Macedonian general Ptolemy begins new dynasty.
The Ptolemaic queen Cleopatra VII ruled Egypt, assisted by Julius Caesar.
Cleopatra commits suicide, and Egypt is annexed by the Roman Empire.
First inhabitants settled along the Nile Delta.
King Menes united Upper and Lower Egypt.
365-day calendar is invented.
The Old Kingdom is established with its capital in Memphis.
King Khufu (Cheops) builds the Great Pyramids of Giza.
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