Timeline of Ancient Egypt


Prehistoric Period
4000-3500 B.C.E.

Predynastic Period (Protodynastic Period, Dynasty 0)
3500-3100 B.C.E.

Early Dynastic Period
2920-2649 B.C.E.

Old Kingdom
2649-2150 B.C.E.

First Intermediate Period
2150-2040 B.C.E.

Middle Kingdom
2040-1650

Second Intermediate Period (Hyksos)
1650-1550

New Kingdom
1550-1070 B.C.E.

Third Intermediate Period
1070-712 B.C.E.

Late Period
712-332 B.C.E.

Graeco-Roman Period
332 B.C.E. - 311 C.E.

Byzantine Period
Arab conquest ---------- 642 C.E.

Modern Era
Ottoman Turks ---------- 1517 C.E.
Napoleon Bonaparte invades ---------- 1798 C.E.
Rosetta Stone found ---------- 1799 C.E.
Hieroglyphics deciphered ---------- 1822 C.E.
Howard Carter discovers the tomb of Tutankhamun ---------- 1922 C.E.