History of Egypt

About Ancient Egypt


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The information on Egyptian history is taken from a number of sources, including Sir Alan Gardiner's Egypt of the Pharaohs. Many sources are used so as to reflect a wide variety of theories and ideas about Egypt's history, particularly its early days.


Early Dynastic Period
Old Kingdom
First Intermediate Period
Middle Kingdom
Second Intermediate Period
New Kingdom
Third Intermediate Period
Late Kingdom
Greek Period
Roman Period
Islamic Period
French Period
British Period








First Intermediate Period (7th - 11th Dynasties) (2150 -1986 BC)




Second Intermediate Period (13th - 17th Dynasties) (1759 - 1539 BC)







Ptolemaic Dynasty





French Occupation Period


British Occupation Period


Last Updated: June 12th, 2011