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2670 BCE - 2650 BCE: The Step Pyramid is built by Imhotep under reign of King Djoser.
 
 
2560 BCE: The Great Pyramid is constructed by Pharaoh Khufu (Cheops).
 
 
2530 BCE: Pyramid of Khafre is built at Giza.
 
 
2510 BCE: Pyramid of Menkaure is built at Giza.
 
2500 BCE: The Great Sphinx is built at Giza.
 
 
2112 BCE - 2063 BCE: First monument raised at Karnak by Wahankh Intef II.
 
 
1971 BCE - 1926 BCE: Reign of Senusret I in Egypt who begins construction of Temple of Amun at Karnak.
 
 
1971 BCE - 204 BCE: Construction and daily use of Temple Complex of Karnak.
 
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.
 
 
336 CE: Temple of Amun at Karnak closed by Roman Emperor Constantius II.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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