Visual Timeline: Egyptian Architecture

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2630 BCE: First pyramid is built at Saqqara, Egypt.
 
2600 BCE: The step pyramid is built by Pharaoh Zoser (Djoser).
 
 
2550 BCE - 2528 BCE: The Great Pyramid is constructed by Pharaoh Khufu (Cheops).
 
2520 BCE: Pyramid of Khafre is built at Giza.
 
2490 BCE: Pyramid of Menkaure is built at Giza.
 
1479 BCE - 1458 BCE: Queen Hatshepsut rules Egypt.
 
 
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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