4a-1 Egypt

4a-1 Egypt - Ancient Egypt Three great kingdoms of Egypt...

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Ancient Egypt Three great kingdoms of Egypt Old Kingdom {2613-2160 BCE} Middle Kingdom {2040-1652 BCE} Abraham New Kingdom {1557-1060 BCE} Age of imperialism (Moses) Late Period {1060-664 BCE} dominated by foreign dynasties (Libyan, Nubian) Early Dynastic 3100-2613 BC Creation of basic foundation of Egyptian civilization Lasts for 3000 years Development of writing, religion, government Unification of Egypt under Narmer-Menes c. 3000 BC (NES 115 = Narmer palette) “Dark age” with limited information international trade and contacts with Levant and Nubia
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Old Kingdom 1: Pyramids Age of the Great Pyramids Saqqara = Necropolis of Zoser Stepped pyramid of Imhotep Giza = great Pyramids Around 70 built all in this period civilization obsessed with eternal life splendid funerary sculpture Step pyramid of Saqqara Great Pyramid of Giza and three queen pyramids
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Old Kingdom 2: Pyramid Texts World’s earliest religious texts almost 2000 years older than Moses
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