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When Gods Ruled on Earth The Three Thousand Year History of Ancient Egypt 3000-30 BC Featuring THE NEW KINGDOM 1550-1069 BC Menes 3150 BCE Cleopatra VII 30 BCE
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Old Kingdom (The Pyramid Age) 2686-2160 BC
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Royal Tomb at Abydos
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Before the Pyramids Mastabas at Giza
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The Step-Pyramid at Saqqara Oldest Human-Made, Stone-Built Structure in the World Ca. 2650 BC
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Great Pyramids of Giza Everything Fears Time, But Time Fears the Pyramids Ancient Egyptian Proverb
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Great Pyramid of Giza 2551 BC Built by Pharaoh Khufu (Cheops) ◄Tallest Human-Made Structure for Over 4,000 Years (Until the Eiffel Tower) ◄ 2.5 Million Stone Blocks Averaging 1.5 Tons each ◄ Covers 13 Acres (Could Accommodate St. Peter’s Cathedral in Rome, Westminster Abbey and St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, and the Cathedrals of Milan and Florence) ◄ Only Surviving Member of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
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Khufu (Cheops) Builder of the Great Pyramid of Giza
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Only Sixty Years From the Stone Bricks of the Step Pyramid to Stone Blocks Weighing Tons in the Great Pyramid
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Middle Kingdom (The Classical Age) 2055-1773 BC
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New Kingdom (Golden Age of Empire) 1550-1069 BC
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Luxor: Capital of the New Kingdom (Waset of the Ancient Egyptians; Thebes of the Greeks)
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Karnak Temple World’s Largest Religious Site 2000-30 BC 250 Acres (The Vatican Is 110 Acres)
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Karnak Temple Avenue of Sphinxes Before First Pylon
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Nectanebo I 370 BC
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 190a taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at UMass (Amherst).

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