Past Civilisations Of Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt civilisation was started around the reaches of Nile River in North-Eastern Africa. After 7000 years, Egypt still stands proud and tall making the world jealous of its strength and struggle.

Brief Look at Ancient Egypt Eras









Prehistoric Egypt pre–3150 BC

Ancient Egypt (Dynasty Era)









































Early Dynastic Period 3150–2686 BC
Old Kingdom 2686–2181 BC
1st Intermediate Period 2181–2055 BC
Middle Kingdom 2055–1650 BC
2nd Intermediate Period 1650–1550 BC
New Kingdom 1550–1069 BC
3rd Intermediate Period 1069–744 BC
Kushite Egypt 744–656 BC
Twenty-sixth Dynasty of Egypt 664–525 BC

Classical antiquity (Invasion)





































Achaemenid Egypt 525–404 BC
Twenty-eighth Dynasty of Egypt 404–398 BC
Twenty-ninth Dynasty of Egypt 398–380 BC
Thirtieth Dynasty of Egypt 380–343 BC
Achaemenid Egypt 343–332 BC
Macedonian and Ptolemaic Egypt 332–30 BC
Roman and Byzantine Egypt 30 BC–641 AD
Sasanian Egypt 619–629

Middle Ages (Islamic Era)





































Rashidun Egypt 641–661
Umayyad Egypt 661–750
Abbasid Egypt 750–935
Tulunid Egypt 868–905
Ikhshidid Egypt 935–969
Fatimid Egypt 969–1171
Ayyubid Egypt 1171–1250
Mamluk Egypt 1250–1517

History Of Ancient Egypt


From the starting around Nile River gave foundation to life and lifestyles started taking root. During the last pre-dynastic phase, the Naqada culture began using written symbols that eventually were developed into hieroglyphs for writing the ancient Egyptian language. However Dynasty Era was the golden period of Egypt. Many customs and traditions were built. Egypt began to spread its name and pyramids, temples, cults, architecture languages, beliefs started forming reforming.


With rise of Egypt, came many those wanted to add Egypt to their history such as Persia, Greece, Roman etc. And thus Egypt was again transformed, changed and got influenced with foreign architecture, language, cults, lifestyles etc.


Invasion of Islamic era, stayed and influenced much harder and with middle ages and later Ottoman invasion, it became Islam dominated. However, British and French made modern transformations that brought revolutions and now Egypt tourism is making use of all these histories and their influence to show the world the colours and affluences of Egypt to the world.


Ancient Egypt Attractions


Egypt Tourism has focused on how to attract tourist worldwide. Ancient Egypt here plays such as enigmatic role. Here are few Ancient Egypt gifts to world:



  • Pyramids – Such as pyramids of Giza, Great Sphinx etc.

  • Nile River – Explore Egypt history is through cruises and felucca

  • Temples – Such as Luxor, Karnak etc.

  • Museums – Restored jewellery, artefacts, and what not to witness history

  • Tombs – Middle age and Ancient Egypt’s necropolis

  • Mosque – Islamic Temples

  • Churches – Greek and Roman Temples

  • Palaces and gardens – Egypt Architectures

  • Camel rides – Experience Egypt traditional transport system in deserts

  • Souks and Cuisines – Find rare Egypt arts and crafts and traditional food

  • Cultural visits – such as Nubian village, Pharaonic Villages etc.


To dig deep and explore these colours of Egypt, you will need guides who are experienced and licensed Egyptologist in your language. Let NILE HOLIDAY  help you in that. And with a local guide with you, exploration becomes more interesting and worthy. They will show you Egypt from inside and out making your holiday a one of a kind holiday...

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