Ancient History

Example of Hyksos Warriors

Hyksos rule over Egypt (1.650 – 1.550 B.C)

Historians thought that the Hyksos were coming to Egypt during a long period and they have taken power in the Delta during inner dynasty...
Salier papyrus

Theban dynasty – Seventeenth dynasty of Egypt (1.580 – 1.550 B.C.)

Dynasty became stronger at Thebes around 1650 BC. About it’s founding and history is very little known. There are much more information about those...
Ahmose I statue

New Kingdom of Egypt (1.550 – 1.069. B.C)

Based on the struggle against the Hyksos, Egypt became a strong state, firmly united and based on a strong and reliable military bureaucracy. The...
Small house stele of Amenhotep IV with his wife Nefertiti and children.

New Kingdom – Amarna period (1.352 – 1.323 B.C)

Amenhotep IV (Amenofis IV, Akhenaton) (1352. – 1336.) The period of Akhenaton in Egypt, because of its conflict with the Theban clergy, religious reforms and...
Part of a statue depicting Ramses I as a scribe during the reign of Horemheb.

New Kingdom – The Ramesside Period

NINETEENTH DYNASTY (1295 - 1186 B.C) The real founder of the 19th dynasty was general Horemheb. Dynasty line started with Marshal Pramesom, which changed its...
Temple of Mut. Photo by www.looklex.com

Art and architecture of the Egypt New Kingdom

In this period, the construction of a pyramid has become uneconomic. Pharaoh's power over people largely depended on the confirmation of the clergy.  Due...
Gold death mask of Psusennes I discovered in 1940.

Late Period of Egypt – Tanis dynasty (1.069 – 945...

TWENTY-FIRST (Tanis) DYNASTY (1069. – 945.) Tanis was a city in the north-eastern Nile delta of Egypt. In this period Egypt was divided in political...
Lower Egypt map with location of Bubastis and Tanis.

Late Period of Ancient Egypt – Libyan dynasty (945 – 715.)

TWENTY-SECOND DYNASTY (Bubastis) Great conquerors had a mercenary army composed out of the Nubians, Sherdens and Libyans. Among them stood out Libyan tribe Mashuash. Members...
Shabaka relic stone - More info: www.ancient-origins.net/artifacts-ancient-writings/shabaka-stone-ancient-relic-tells-god-ptah-creation-universe-020314

Late Period of Ancient Egypt – Nubian Dynasty (747 – 656...

TWENTY-FIFTH DYNASTY Piye (Piankhi) (747. – 716.) The rebellion was rising against Tefnakht. Around 730. his fleet on the Nile defeated Tefnakht and he conquered Hermopolis,...
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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