Ancient Egypt & Sudan

Ancient Egyptian civilization lasted more than 3000 years, showing an incredible continuity.

c. 5000 B.C.E.–350 C.E.

Beginner's guide

The influence of the Nile river on Egyptian culture and development cannot be overstated.

Periods in Ancient Egypt

Predynastic and Old Kingdom

Predynastic and Old Kingdom

Middle Kingdom

Middle Kingdom

New Kingdom

New Kingdom

Third Intermediate Period

Third Intermediate Period

Late Period

Late Period

Ptolemaic

Ptolemaic

Nubia and the Kingdom of Kush

Nubia and the Kingdom of Kush

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Egyptian artists used a wide array of materials, both local and imported, from very early in their history.

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