Egyptian Art Timeline

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6000 BCE - 3150 BCE: Art develops in Egypt during the Pre-Dynastic Period.
 
3150 BCE - 2613 BCE: Artwork becomes more elaborate during the Early Dynastic Period.
 
3150 BCE: The Narmer Palette is created, a high point in Egyptian art of the period.
 
2670 BCE: Imhotep creates King Djoser's Step Pyramid and Pyramid Complex at Saqqara, Egypt.
 
2613 BCE - 2181 BCE: Art becomes standardized by the king during the Old Kingdom of Egypt.
 
 
2500 BCE: Egyptians invent the technique of filigree in the manufacture of gold objects.
 
2181 BCE - 2040 BCE: Art is mass produced during the First Intermediate period of Egypt.
 
1782 BCE - 1570 BCE: Art is influenced by the Hyksos and Nubians during the Second Intermediate Period of Egypt.
 
1570 BCE - 1069 BCE: Styles and techniques of other cultures influence Egyptian art during the period of the New Kingdom. Some of the most famous works created.
 
 
1550 BCE: Composition of The Book of the Dead in Egypt.
 
1370 BCE - 1336 BCE: Life of Egyptian queen Nefertiti.
 
 
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.
 
1069 BCE - 525 BCE: The artwork of the Third Intermediate Period of Egypt tries to carry on New Kingdom standards with varying levels of success.
 
323 BCE - 30 BCE: Egyptian art fuses with Greek styles during the Ptolemaic Period.
 
30 BCE - 646 CE: Egyptian art combines with Roman during the Roman Period.
 
525 CE - 332 CE: Egyptian art of the Late Period influenced by Persian and Kushite rule.
 
now - 1782 CE: Art reaches its greatest height during the Middle Kingdom of Egypt.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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