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4000 BCE Egyptian Farmers begin farming along the Nile River
3100 BCE The first pharaoh unites Upper and Lower Egypt. He builds a new capital city at Memphis, south of the Nile River delta.
1500 BCE The pharaohs begin to be buried at the Valley of the Kings.
1279 BCE Ramses II becomes Pharaoh and rules for 67 years.
1069 BCE Final year of Egypt's power as a civilization.
674 BCE Egypt is conquered by the Assyrians.
525 BCE The Persians take over Egypt.
30 BCE Cleopatra VII is defeated and commits suicide. She is the last pharaoh of Egypt. Egypt becomes part of the Roman Empire.
2667 - 2648 BCE The Step Pyramid of Djoser was built. It is the first large stone Structure
2589 - 2566 BCE The Sphinx and pyramids at Giza are built.
2060 - 1991 BCE Thebes was built as a new capital city, in Upper Egypt.
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