Visual Timeline: Old Kingdom of Egypt

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2613 BCE - 2589 BCE: Reign of Sneferu, first king of 4th Dynasty of Egypt.
 
2613 BCE - 2181 BCE: The Period of the Old Kingdom of Egypt.
 
2589 BCE - 2566 BCE: Reign of King Khufu (Cheops), builder of the Great Pyramid of Giza, in Egypt.
 
2566 BCE - 2558 BCE: Reign of King Djedefre in Egypt.
 
2558 BCE - 2532 BCE: Reign of King Khafre, builder of the second pyramid at Giza, in Egypt.
 
2532 BCE - 2503 BCE: Reign of King Menkaure, builder of the third pyramid at Giza, in Egypt.
 
2503 BCE - 2498 BCE: Reign of the King Shepsekaf in Egypt.
 
2498 BCE - 2491 BCE: Reign of the King Userkaf in Egypt.
 
2490 BCE - 2477 BCE: Reign of King Sahure in Egypt.
 
2477 BCE - 2467 BCE: Reign of the King Neferiskare Kakai in Egypt.
 
2460 BCE - 2458 BCE: Reign of the King Neferefre in Egypt.
 
2458 BCE - 2457 BCE: Reign of King Shepseskare in Egypt.
 
2445 BCE - 2422 BCE: Reign of the King Nyussere Ini of Egypt.
 
2422 BCE - 2414 BCE: Reign of King Menkauhor in Egypt.
 
2414 BCE - 2375 BCE: Reign of King Djedkare Isesi in Egypt.
 
2375 BCE - 2345 BCE: Reign of King Unas in Egypt.
 
2345 BCE - 2333 BCE: Reign of King Teti in Egypt.
 
2333 BCE - 2332 BCE: Reign of King Userkare in Egypt.
 
2332 BCE - 2283 BCE: Reign of King Pepi I in Egypt.
 
2283 BCE - 2278 BCE: Reign of King Merenre Nemtyensaf I in Egypt.
 
2278 BCE - 2184 BCE: Reign of King Pepi II in Egypt.
 
2184 BCE: Reign of King Merenre Nemtyemsaf II in Egypt.
 
2184 BCE - 2181 BCE: Reign of King Netjerkare, last ruler of the Old Kingdom of Egypt.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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