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"Ancient Egypt – "ancient "civilization of eastern "North Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the "Nile River in what is now the modern country of "Egypt. "Egyptian civilization coalesced around 3150 BCE (according to "conventional Egyptian chronology) with the political unification of "Upper and Lower Egypt under the first "pharaoh. The many achievements of the ancient Egyptians include the quarrying, surveying and construction techniques that facilitated the building of monumental "pyramids, "temples, and "obelisks; a system of "mathematics; a practical and effective "system of medicine; irrigation systems and agricultural production techniques; the first known ships; "Egyptian faience and glass technology; new forms of "literature; and the earliest known peace treaty.
What type of thing is Ancient Egypt?
Ancient Egypt can be described as:
Geography of ancient Egypt
Government and politics of ancient Egypt
- "Vizier (Ancient Egypt) The vizier was the highest official in "Ancient Egypt to serve the king, or "pharaoh during the Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms.
- "Viceroy of Kush The "Lower Nubian "Kush was a province of Egypt from the 16th century BCE to eleventh century BCE. During this period it was ruled by a viceroy who reported directly to the Egyptian Pharaoh.
- "Treasurer (Ancient Egypt) The treasurer was responsible for products coming to the royal palace. They were the main economical administrator of the royal belongings.
Military of ancient Egypt
"Military of ancient Egypt
General history of ancient Egypt
"History of ancient Egypt
History of ancient Egypt, by period
- "Prehistoric Egypt – The Prehistory of Egypt spans the period of earliest human settlement to the beginning of the Early Dynastic Period of Egypt in ca. 3100 BCE.
- "Naqada I or "Amratian culture - a cultural period in the history of predynastic Upper Egypt, which lasted approximately from 4000 to 3500 BCE.
- "Naqada II or "Gerzeh culture - The Gerzean is the second of three phases of the Naqada Culture, and so is called Naqada II. It begins circa 3500 BCE lasting through circa 3200 BCE.
- "Naqada III or "Semainean culture - Naqada III is the last phase of the Naqadan period of ancient Egyptian prehistory, dating approximately from 3200 to 3100 BCE.
- "Early Dynastic Period of Egypt – The Archaic or Early Dynastic Period of "Egypt immediately follows the unification of "Lower and Upper Egypt c. 3100 BCE. It is generally taken to include:
- "Old Kingdom – The name given to the period in the 3rd millennium BCE when "Egypt attained its first continuous peak of civilization in complexity and achievement – the first of three so-called "Kingdom" periods, which mark the high points of civilization in the lower "Nile Valley. This time period includes:
- "First Intermediate Period of Egypt – This period is often described as a “dark period” in "ancient Egyptian history, spanning approximately 140 years after the end of the "Old Kingdom from ca. 2181-2055 BCE  It included:
- "Middle Kingdom of Egypt – The period in the history of "ancient Egypt between 2055 BCE and 1650 BCE This period includes:
Some writers include the "Thirteenth and Fourteenth dynasties in the "Second Intermediate Period.
This period includes:
History of ancient Egypt, by region
History of ancient Egypt, by subject
"Egyptology – study of ancient Egyptian history, language, literature, religion, architecture and art from the 5th millennium BC until the end of its native religious practices in the 4th century AD. A practitioner of the discipline is an "Egyptologist".
"Egyptologist – a practitioner of egyptology
Museums with ancient Egyptian exhibits
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Culture of ancient Egypt
Architecture of ancient Egypt
"Ancient Egyptian architecture
Buildings and structures
Religion in ancient Egypt
"Ancient Egyptian religion
Ancient Egyptian language
"Ancient Egyptian language
Publications about ancient Egypt
- Ancient Egyptian lists
- ^ "Chronology". Digital Egypt for Universities, University College London. Retrieved 25 March 2008.
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- ^ Ward, Cheryl. "World's Oldest Planked Boats", in "Archaeology (Volume 54, Number 3, May/June 2001). Archaeological Institute of America.
- ^ Clayton (1994) p. 153
- ^ Kathryn A. Bard, An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt (Malden: Blackwell Publishing, 2008), 41.