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6000 BCE: Nile River Valley first inhabited.
3150 BCE - 2613 BCE: Early Dynastic period in Egypt. First Kings.
2560 BCE: The Great Pyramid is constructed by Pharaoh Khufu (Cheops).
2040 BCE - 1782 BCE: The Middle Kingdom of Egypt.
1800 BCE: Bronze working introduced to Egypt.
1600 BCE: Founding of the kingdom of Kush, Nubia.
1504 BCE - 1492 BCE: Egyptian empire reaches greatest extent under Tuthmosis I.
1500 BCE: Egyptian empire extends to the Euphrates.
1180 BCE: The Sea Peoples begin increased incursions into Egypt.
750 BCE: Iron working is introduced to Egypt.
750 BCE: Kushite City of MeroĆ« is founded.
712 BCE - 671 BCE: Egypt is ruled by the Kushite dynasty.
525 BCE - 404 BCE: Persia conquers Egypt.
520 BCE: Darius of Persia links the Nile and the Red Sea by a canal.
47 BCE: Ptolemy XIII drowns in the Nile fleeing Caesar.
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