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    Dynastic Period Images Timeline Pre-dynastic Period:


    c 25000-3000 BC
    Tools and artifacts indicate that humans lived in the Nile valley about 250,000 years ago when the region was a green grassland. Throughout most of its pre-dynastic history Egypt encompassed a multiplicity of settlements which gradually became small tribal kingdoms Early Dynasty:

    c.4000-2680 BC
    The formative stage of the Ancient civilization, the entire culture would remain virtually unchanged for the next 3000 years.
    Pharaoh Menes united Upper and Lower Egypt, into a single kingdom, and made Memphis his capital, this important event marked the beginning of the dynastic period of Egypt Old Kingdom:

    2650-2150 BC
    This period is characterized by the pyramid construction, including the Saqqara and Giza necropolis. By the end of the 6th Dynasty, small provincial principalities emerged to challenge Pharaonic power. First Intermediate Period:
    2150-2060 BC
    The government crumbles and civil war breaks out as several rival kingdoms fight for control of Egypt.
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