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The Ancient Egyptians For Dummies

By: Charlotte Booth Published: 08-06-2007

Unravel the history behind of one of the most fascinating ancient civilisations with this engaging, entertaining and educational guide to the ancient Egyptians. With a complete rundown of ancient Egyptian history and culture alongside insights in to the everyday lives of the Egyptians, you’ll discover how they kept themselves entertained, the gory details of mummification, the amazing creation of the pyramids, the deciphering of hieroglyphs and much more.

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Ancient Egyptians For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 03-27-2016

Ancient Egypt is famous for its history, architecture, religion . . . the list goes on! Here you’ll find a timeline detailing important periods that shaped this fascinating civilization.

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Ancient Egypt Timeline

Article / Updated 03-26-2016

Here’s an overview of periods of Egyptian history. Some of the dates and dynasties overlap, especially during the Intermediate Periods, because different kings ruled different parts of Egypt at the same time – all holding the title of king. Predynastic Period The Badarian period: 4400–4000 BC Maadian period: 4000–3300 BC The Amratian period: 4000–3500 BC The Gerzean period: 3500–3200 BC The Negada III period: 3200–3050 BC Early Dynastic Period Dynasty 0: 3150–3050 BC Dynasty 1: 3050–2890 BC Dynasty 2: 2890 –2686 BC Old Kingdom Dynasty 3: 2686–2613 BC Dynasty 4: 2613–2500 BC Dynasty 5: 2498–2345 BC Dynasty 6: 2345–2333 BC First Intermediate Period Dynasty 7 and 8: 2180–2160 BC Dynasty 9 and 10: 2160–2040 BC Middle Kingdom Dynasty 11: 2134–1991 BC Dynasty 12: 1991–1782 BC Second Intermediate Period Dynasty 13: 1782 –1650 BC Dynasty 14: Dates unknown. This dynasty is characterised by a few chieftains ruling one town, calling themselves kings. Dynasty 15: 1663–1555 BC Dynasty 16: 1663–1555 BC Dynasty 17: 1663–1570 BC New Kingdom Dynasty 18: 1570–1293 BC Dynasty 19: 1293–1185 BC Dynasty 20: 1185–1070 BC Third Intermediate Period High Priests (Thebes): 1080–945 BC Dynasty 21 (Tanis): 1069–945 BC Dynasty 22 (Tanis): 945–715 BC Dynasty 23 (Leontopolis): 818–715 BC Dynasty 24 (Sais): 727–715 BC Dynasty 25 (Nubians): 747–656 BC Dynasty 26 (Sais): 664–525 BC Late Period Dynasty 27 (Persian): 525–404 BC Dynasty 28: 404–399 BC Dynasty 29: 399–380 BC Dynasty 30: 380–343 BC Dynasty 31: 343–332 BC Graeco-Roman Period Macedonian Kings: 332–305 BC Ptolemaic Period: 305–30 BC

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