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Ancient Egypt

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The Evolution of Ancient Egypt's Pyramids | Lost Treasures of Egypt

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The Ancient Egypt - 5 things you should know - History for kids

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Faces of three ancient Egyptian mummies brought to life using 2,000-year-old DNA

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Ancient Egyptians-Pharaohs-Real Faces

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How an Ancient Egyptian Mummy was Made

Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient North Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River in the place that is now the country Egypt. Ancient Egyptian civilization followed prehistoric Egypt and coalesced around 3100 BC with the political unification of Upper and Lower Egypt under Menes. The history of ancient Egypt occurred as a series of stable kingdoms, separated by periods of relative instability known as Intermediate Periods: the Old Kingdom of the Early Bronze Age, the Middle Kingdom of the Middle Bronze Age and the New Kingdom of the Late Bronze Age.
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  • Country facts 

  • History 

  • Predynastic period 

  • Early Dynastic Period (c. 3050–2686 BC) 

  • Old Kingdom (2686–2181 BC) 

  • First Intermediate Period (2181–1991 BC) 

  • Middle Kingdom (2134–1690 BC) 

  • Second Intermediate Period (1674–1549 BC) and the Hyksos 

  • New Kingdom (1549–1069 BC) 

  • Third Intermediate Period (1069–653 BC) 

  • Late Period (653–332 BC) 

  • Ptolemaic period (332–30 BC) 

  • Roman period (30 BC – AD 641) 

  • Administration and commerce 

  • Social status 

  • Legal system 

  • Agriculture 

  • Animals 

  • Natural resources 

  • Trade 

  • Historical development 

  • Sounds and grammar 

  • Writing 

  • Literature 

  • Daily life 

  • Cuisine 

  • Architecture 

  • Art 

  • Religious beliefs 

  • Burial customs 

  • Military 

  • Technology 

  • Faience and glass 

  • Medicine 

  • Maritime technology 

  • Mathematics 

  • Population 

  • Legacy