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2670 BCE: Reign of King Djoser in Egypt, builder of the first pyramid.
 
 
2670 BCE - 2650 BCE: The Step Pyramid is built by Imhotep under reign of King Djoser.
 
 
2670 BCE: Djed symbol features prominently in architecture of the Step Pyramid of Djoser.
 
2670 BCE: The vizier Imhotep designs The Step Pyramid for King Djoser at Saqqara.
 
2670 BCE: Imhotep creates King Djoser's Step Pyramid and Pyramid Complex at Saqqara, Egypt.
 
 
2650 BCE: Reign of King Sekhemket in Egypt, builder of the Buried Pyramid.
 
 
2640 BCE: Reign of the King Khaba in Egypt, builder of the Layer Pyramid.
 
2613 BCE - 2589 BCE: King Sneferu experiments with pyramid building; creates first true pyramid in Egypt.
 
2589 BCE - 2566 BCE: Reign of King Khufu (Cheops), builder of the Great Pyramid of Giza, in Egypt.
 
2589 BCE - 2566 BCE: Reign of King Khufu of Egypt during which the Great Pyramid of Giza is built.
 
 
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.
 
2558 BCE - 2532 BCE: Reign of King Khafre in Egypt; second pyramid complex at Giza completed.
 
2532 BCE - 2503 BCE: Reign of King Menkaure, builder of the third pyramid at Giza, in Egypt.
 
2532 BCE - 2503 BCE: Reign of King Menkaure in Egypt; third pyramid and complex begun. .
 
 
2530 BCE: Pyramid of Khafre is built at Giza.
 
 
2510 BCE: Pyramid of Menkaure is built at Giza.
 
 
2500 BCE: Osiris as Dying and Reviving God and God of the Dead appears in Pyramid Texts.
 
2400 BCE - 2300 BCE: The Pyramid Texts written, the oldest religious literature in Egypt.
 
2400 BCE - 2300 BCE: Qebhet (as Kebehwet) mentioned in the Pyramid Texts of Egypt as a Celestial Serpent deity.
 
2400 BCE - 2300 BCE: Amun first mentioned in the Egyptian work known as The Pyramid Texts.
 
2134 BCE - 2040 BCE: The Coffin Texts developed from the Pyramid Texts.
 
500 BCE: Cuicuilco is at its peak in the Valley of Mexico and constructs a large circular temple pyramid.
 
100 CE: The Pyramid of the Sun is built at Teotihuacan.
 
150 CE: The Pyramid of the Moon is constructed at Teotihuacan.
 
800 CE: The Pyramid of the Niches is completed at El Tajin.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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