Ancient Egypt Timeline

Period Date Dynasty Important People Important Events Late Predynastic 3100 BC – 2950 BC 0 Menes North and south Egypt united  Hieroglyphic writing developed Early Dynastic 2950 BC – 2575 BC 1 Menes  Imhotep  Dzoser Memphis capital of Egypt  First...

Egyptians – Bibliography

Discovering Egypt – Mark Millmore Ancient Egypt Timeline – Piero Scaruffi Ancient Egypt Timeline – BBC Pharaonic Egypt Egypt, Secrets of an Ancient World – National Geographic Ancient Egypt – Thinkquest Ancient...
The Egyptians – Numerals

The Egyptians – Numerals

The Egyptians wrote in hieroglyphs using symbols for both numbers and words There were different hieroglyphs for 1, 10, 100, 1,000, 10,000, 100,000 and 1,000,000 =1 = 10 = 100 = 1,000 = 10,000 = 100,000 = 1,000,000 Numbers were written with the highest number first...
The Egyptians – Hieroglyphs

The Egyptians – Hieroglyphs

The Egyptians wrote in hieroglyphs using symbols for both numbers and words Different symbols were used for the most commonly used words. For names and words without symbols they used the symbols below. Hieroglyphic writing could be written in rows or columns. They...

Ancient Egypt Society Quickquiz

1. The Pharaoh was the head of Ancient Egyptian society 2. People believed the Pharaoh to be a God on Earth 3. The vizier was the Pharaoh’s chief advisor 4. Soldiers were more important than nobles 5. Nobles ruled over regions called Nomes 6. Priests taught...
The Egyptians – Mummies

The Egyptians – Mummies

For more information on counter-intuitive facts of ancient and medieval history, see Anthony Esolen’s The Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization.   The Ancient Egyptians believed that when a person died they made a journey to the next...
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