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3150 BCE - 2613 BCE: Early Dynastic period in Egypt. First Kings.
 
3150 BCE - 3100 BCE: Reign of Menes, a.k.a. Narmer, first king who is thought to have unified Upper and Lower Egypt.
 
 
3150 BCE: King Menes unifies Egypt through conquest.
 
2920 BCE - 2890 BCE: Reign of Qa'a, last pharaoh of the First Dynasty of Egypt.
 
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.
 
 
2560 BCE: The Great Pyramid is constructed by Pharaoh Khufu (Cheops).
 
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.
 
2040 BCE - 1782 BCE: The Middle Kingdom of Egypt.
 
 
1570 BCE - 1069 BCE: Seshat associated with the pharaoh during the period of the New Kingdom in Egypt. .
 
1550 BCE - 1525 BCE: Reign of Ahmose I, Pharaoh of Egypt.
 
1525 BCE - 1504 BCE: Reign of Amenhotep I, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
1504 BCE - 1492 BCE: Reign of Thutmose I, Pharaoh of Egypt.
 
1492 BCE - 1479 BCE: Reign of Thutmose II, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
1485 BCE: Hatshepsut begins to be depicted as a male pharaoh.
 
 
1479 BCE - 1458 BCE: Pharaoh Hatshepsut passes title of God's Wife of Amun to her daughter after assuming power.
 
1479 BCE - 1458 BCE: Reign of Queen Hatshepsut as Pharaoh of Egypt.
 
 
1458 BCE - 1425 BCE: Region of Jordan flourishes under reign of Egyptian pharaoh Thutmose III.
 
 
1458 BCE - 1425 BCE: Reign of Thutmose III in Egypt.
 
1427 BCE - 1400 BCE: Reign of Amenhotep II, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
1400 BCE - 1390 BCE: Reign of Thutmose IV, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
 
1353 BCE - 1336 BCE: Reign of Akhenaten, Tutankhamun's father, `Heretic King' of Egypt.
 
 
1336 BCE - 1327 BCE: Reign of pharaoh Tutankhamun who reverses Akhenaten's policies and restores traditional religion to Egypt.
 
1327 BCE - 1323 BCE: Reign of Ay, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
 
1327 BCE - 1320 BCE: The vizier Ay reigns as pharaoh and continues Tutankhamun's policies.
 
1324 BCE - 1320 BCE: Possible reign of the pharaoh Ay in Egypt.
 
 
1320 BCE - 1292 BCE: Reign of pharaoh Horemheb who erases all memory of the Amarna Period, restores Egyptian culture, and destroys the city of Akhetaten (Amarna).
 
 
1320 BCE - 1292 BCE: Reign of pharaoh Horemheb who destroys the city of Akhetaten, restores Egyptian culture, and blots Akhenaten's name from history.
 
1303 BCE: Birth of Ramesses II of Egypt.
 
 
1295 BCE - 1294 BCE: The reign of Ramesses I in Egypt.
 
 
1294 BCE - 1279 BCE: The reign of Seti I in Egypt.
 
 
1279 BCE - 1212 BCE: Reign of Ramesses II (The Great) in Egypt.
 
1274 BCE: Battle of Kadesh between Pharaoh Ramesses II of Egypt and King Muwatalli II of the Hittites.
 
 
1212 BCE - 1202 BCE: Reign of Merneptah in Egypt.
 
 
1202 BCE - 1200 BCE: Reign of Amenmesse in Egypt.
 
 
1200 BCE - 1194 BCE: Reign of Seti II.
 
 
1194 BCE - 1188 BCE: Reign of Siptah in Egypt.
 
 
1191 BCE - 1190 BCE: Twosret reigns as pharaoh and holds title of God's Wife of Amun.
 
1191 BCE - 1190 BCE: Reign of female pharaoh Twosret in Egypt.
 
 
1188 BCE - 1186 BCE: Reign of Queen Twosret in Egypt.
 
1186 BCE - 1155 BCE: Reign of Ramesses III, the last strong pharaoh of the New Kingdom.
 
1186 BCE - 1184 BCE: Reign of Sethnakht, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
1184 BCE - 1153 BCE: Reign of Ramesses III, Pharaoh of Egypt.
 
1153 BCE - 1147 BCE: Reign of Ramesses IV, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
 
1151 BCE: Death of Pharaoh Ramesses III.
 
1147 BCE - 1143 BCE: Reign of Ramesses V, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
1143 BCE - 1136 BCE: Reign of Ramesses VI, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
1136 BCE - 1129 BCE: Reign of Ramesses VII, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
1129 BCE - 1126 BCE: Reign of Ramesses VIII, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
1126 BCE - 1108 BCE: Reign of Ramesses IX, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
1108 BCE - 1099 BCE: Reign of Ramesses X, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
1099 BCE - 1069 BCE: Reign of Ramesses XI, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
 
664 BCE: Psamtik I becomes Pharoah in Egypt.
 
664 BCE - 610 BCE: Reign of Psamtik I, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
610 BCE - 595 BCE: Reign of Necho II, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
595 BCE - 589 BCE: Reign of Psamtik II, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
589 BCE - 570 BCE: Reign of Apries, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
 
570 BCE - 526 BCE: Rule of Pharaoh Amasis of Egypt, who built a shrine to Ammon at Siwa.
 
526 BCE - 525 BCE: Reign of Psamtik III, pharaoh of Egypt.
 
 
331 BCE: Alexander the Great is crowned pharaoh of Egypt at Memphis.
 
285 BCE - 246 BCE: Reign of Egyptian pharaoh Ptolemy II Philadelphus who favors sea routes for trade over land routes; Saba begins to decline.
 
 
205 BCE - 185 BCE: Upper Egypt and Lower Nubia secede from the Ptolemaic Kingdom with the support of Meroe. Two Egyptians, Horwennefer and his successor Ankhwennefer are declared as Pharaoh in the now independent territories.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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