The Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt (2134 – 1690 BCE)

The Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt (2134 – 1690 BCE)

Middle Kingdom marks the reunion and resurrection of the once united and powerful Egypt of the Old Kingdom. The 11th dynasty begins with Mentuhotep II reuniting the fragmented parts of Egypt into one single country. The 11th dynasty began building big once again and...
The First Intermediate Period of Ancient Egypt (2181 – 2050 BCE)

The First Intermediate Period of Ancient Egypt (2181 – 2050 BCE)

First Intermediate Period marks the period of perhaps the most severe political, economical and cultural “crisis” in ancient Egyptian history. In this period the 7-10th dynasty is included and also the first part of the 11th dynasty with the ancestral Mentuhotep I and...
The Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt (2686 – 2181 BCE)

The Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt (2686 – 2181 BCE)

Old Kingdom was the first great age of ancient Egypt. This was the age of the pyramids of the 4th dynasty, including the great ones at Giza, and of the solar kings of the 5th dynasty who broke away from tradition by creating solar temples dedicated to the sun god...
The Early Dynastic Period of Ancient Egypt (3050 – 2686 BCE)

The Early Dynastic Period of Ancient Egypt (3050 – 2686 BCE)

Early Dynastic Period is the formative period of the early Egyptian civilization. The first two dynasties 1-2, starting from about 3050 BCE. Time period: c. 3050–2686 BCE Capital: Memphis Other Important Locations: Thinis, Abydos Defining Features & Notable Events...
Ra: The Ancient Egyptian Sun God

Ra: The Ancient Egyptian Sun God

Depictions: Falcon-head with a sun-disc, a beetle, a rams head Capital: Heliopolis Ra, pronounced Rah or Ray/Re, was the ancient Egyptian God of the Sun, he was also regarded as the king of the gods. Though there have been a couple deities associated with the sun in...
All About Ancient Civilizations of the Past

All About Ancient Civilizations of the Past

A civilization is defined as a complex society, characterized by urban development, social stratification imposed by a cultural elite, symbolic systems of communication (e.g. writing systems), and a perceived separation from and domination over the natural...

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