Outline of ancient Egypt

The following outline is provided as an overview of a topical guide to ancient Egypt:

Ancient Egypt ancient civilization of eastern North Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River in what is now the modern country of Egypt. Egyptian civilization coalesced around 3150 BCE (according to conventional Egyptian chronology)[1] with the political unification of Upper and Lower Egypt under the first pharaoh.[2] The many achievements of the ancient Egyptians include the quarrying, surveying and construction techniques that facilitated the building of monumental pyramids, temples, and obelisks; a system of mathematics; a practical and effective system of medicine; irrigation systems and agricultural production techniques; the first known ships;[3] Egyptian faience and glass technology; new forms of literature; and the earliest known peace treaty.[4]

What type of thing is Ancient Egypt?

Ancient Egypt can be described as:

Geography of ancient Egypt



Government and politics of ancient Egypt


Government Officials

Egyptian law

Egyptian law

Military of ancient Egypt

Military of ancient Egypt

General history of ancient Egypt

History of ancient Egypt

History of ancient Egypt, by period

Some writers include the Thirteenth and Fourteenth dynasties in the Second Intermediate Period.

This period includes:

History of ancient Egypt, by region

History of ancient Egypt, by subject


Egyptology study of ancient Egyptian history, language, literature, religion, architecture and art from the 5th millennium BC until the end of its native religious practices in the 4th century AD. A practitioner of the discipline is an "Egyptologist".


Egyptologist a practitioner of egyptology

Museums with ancient Egyptian exhibits





United Kingdom

United States of America

Culture of ancient Egypt

Architecture of ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptian architecture

Buildings and structures

Religion in ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptian religion

Ancient Egyptian language

Ancient Egyptian language

Egyptian economy


Publications about ancient Egypt

See also

Ancient Egyptian lists


  1. "Chronology". Digital Egypt for Universities, University College London. Retrieved 25 March 2008.
  2. Dodson (2004) p. 46
  3. Ward, Cheryl. "World's Oldest Planked Boats", in Archaeology (Volume 54, Number 3, May/June 2001). Archaeological Institute of America.
  4. Clayton (1994) p. 153
  5. Kathryn A. Bard, An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt (Malden: Blackwell Publishing, 2008), 41.
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