Egyptian history (the yellow bar at top in picture) is devided into 9 major parts
including 3 periods of decline (in gray). This site deals with the first four.
The colors blue and red show when, how long and by whom Egypt
had foreign rule.
For the oldest eras the figures are calculated.
|0) Neolitic period||6000-3500 BC|
|1) Predynastic period||3500-3100 BC|
|2) Early Dynastic period||3100-2575 BC|
|3) Old Kingdom ||2575-2040 BC|
|4) Middle Kingdom||2040-1550 BC|
|5) New Kingdom ||1550-712 BC|
|6) Late period||712-332 BC
|7) Greek period||332-30 BC
|8) Roman period||30 BC-395 AD
All rulers from the New Kingdom and later