Ancient Egypt

Necho knelling statue (Brooklyn Museum)

Sais period – Twenty-sixth dynasty of Egypt (664. – 525.)

TWENTY-SIXTH DYNASTY Under the Assyrian reign, Egypt has been divided into many small principalities. The most powerful princes ruled in the city of Sais, and...
Persian empire around 500 BC

First Persian period of Egypt (525. – 404.)

Twenty seventh-dynasty (First Egyptian Satrapy) Cambyses (525. – 522.) After Greek mercenaries left Psamtik III, the Persians conquered Pelusia and after that Memphis. Persians entered deeper...

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