Visual Timeline: Sea Peoples
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1200 BCE: Sea Peoples invade the Levant.
1190 BCE: Ugarit is destroyed by the Sea Peoples.
1187 BCE: Kadesh is destroyed by the Sea Peoples and subsequently vanishes from history.
1180 BCE: The Sea Peoples begin increased incursions into Egypt.
1180 BCE - 1178 BCE: Ramesses III of the 20th Dynasty fortifies Xois against the threat of the invading Sea Peoples.
1178 BCE: Rameses III defends Egypt from the Sea Peoples on the shores at Xois, defeating them completely.