Visual Timeline: Egyptian Art

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2500 BCE: Egyptians invent the technique of filigree in the manufacture of gold objects.
 
 
1550 BCE: Composition of The Book of the Dead in Egypt.
 
1370 BCE - 1336 BCE: Life of Egyptian queen Nefertiti.
 
 
1279 BCE - 1212 BCE: Reign of Ramesses II (The Great) in Egypt.
 
 
1264 BCE - 1244 BCE: Probable dates for the construction of Abu Simbel.
 
 
1244 BCE - 1224 BCE: Other probable dates for the construction of Abu Simbel.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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