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Title: Introduction to Ancient Egypt


1
Introduction to Ancient Egypt
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Timeline
  • Early Dynastic Period 3100 2686 BCE
  • Old Kingdom 2686 2181 BCE
  • 1st Intermediate Period 2181 2055 BCE
  • Middle Kingdom 2055 1650 BCE
  • 2nd Intermediate Period 1650 1550 BCE
  • New Kingdom 1550 1069 BCE
  • 3rd Intermediate Period 1069 664 BCE
  • Late Period 664 332 BCE
  • Ptolemaic Egypt 332 30 BCE

3
Beginnings
  • Started 3100 BCE with the unification of Upper
    and Lower Egypt
  • Pre-3100 BCE, small tribes scattered around Egypt
    slowly developed into bigger civilizations

4
Height of Prosperity
  • During the New Kingdom (1550-1069 BCE)
  • The Egyptian empire was largest during this
    period
  • Generally was a time of relative peace and wealth

5
Endings
  • Alexander the Great conquered Egypt in 332 BCE
  • 332 30 BCE, Ptolemaic Egypt
  • Ended in 30 BCE with the defeat of Cleopatra VII
    and Mark Antony by the Romans

6
Egypt and Todays Pop Culture
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