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(28th century BC - 27th century BC - 26th century BC - other centuries)

(4th millennium BC - 3rd millennium BC - 2nd millennium BC)


  • 2900 - 2334 BC -- Mesopotamian wars of the Early Dynastic period
  • 2775 - 2650 BC -- Second Dynasty wars in Egypt
  • Germination of the Bristlecone pine tree "Methuselah" about 2700 BC, the oldest tree still living now
  • 2697 BC -- According to Chinese tradition, in this year Huangdi (the Yellow Emperor) united the tribes of Central China. Traditionally regarded as the starting point of Chinese Civilisation
  • 2686 BC -- Egypt: End of Second Dynasty, start of Third Dynasty
  • 2630 BC - 2611 BC - Reign of Djoser, Egypt.
  • 2630 - 2611 BC - Imhotep, Vizier of Egypt, constructs the Pyramid of Djoser
  • 2627 - 2000 BC - Peru: Construction of the Caral metropolis
  • 2613 BC -- Egypt: End of Third Dynasty, start of Fourth Dynasty
  • 2600 BC - End of the Early Dynastic II Period and the beginning of the Early Dynastic IIIa Period in Mesopotamia

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List of pharaohs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2310 words)
Around 2055 BC, a descendant of the pharaoh Intef III defeated the Herakleopolitan pharaohs, reunited the Two Lands, founded the Eleventh Dynasty and ruled as Mentuhotep II, the first pharaoh of the Middle Kingdom.
The New Kingdom is the period covering the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth dynasty of Egypt, from the 16th century BC to the 11th century BC, between the Second Intermediate Period, and the Third Intermediate Period.
Egypt was conquered by the Persian Empire in 525 BC and annexed by the Persians until 404 BC.
IBSS - History - Egyptian (3454 words)
Ahmose I - 1570-1546 BC Expelled the Hyksos ANEP, 310.
In 665 BC Tanutamun rebells and Thebes is sacked and its temple treasury taken in 663 BC.
In 490 BC Darius' army was defeated by the Greeks at Marathon.
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