Egyptian Periods

   Predynastic Egypt 5000 BC to 3200 BC; Dynastic Egypt 3200 BC to 2700 BC. During this period, they began to develop their society, laws and religion; The Old Kingdom 2700 BC to 2260 BC. This period saw advancement in their knowledge of administration, astronomy and architecture; The Middle Kingdom 2260 BC to 1780 BC. In this time, their prosperity grew, along with their political strength and economy; The New Kingdom 1580 BC to 1085 BC. This period saw more prosperity, along with achievements in the arts and religion.

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