Visual Timeline: Sea Peoples

To navigate the timeline, click and drag it with your mouse, or click on the timeline overview on the bottom.

Legend:

1200 BCE 1190 BCE 1180 BCE  
 
 
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
1200 BCE 1190 BCE 1180 BCE