New kingdom egypt map. Egypt map explore map of egypt a transcontinental country located in north africa. Egyptian royal tombs of the new kingdom. The new kingdom of egypt. The middle kingdom is a period in the history of ancient egypt stretching from the establishment of the eleventh dynasty to the end of the fourteenth dynasty roughly between 2030 bce.
Map of egypt and travel information about egypt brought to you by lonely planet. Egypt country located in the northeastern corner of africa. Map of egypt by jimmy dunn. Egypts heartland the nile river valley and delta was the home of one of the principal civilizations of the ancient middle east and like mesopotamia farther east was the site of one of the worlds earliest urban and literate societies.
Egypt is bordered by libya to the west the sudan in south and the gaza strip and israel to the east. Over 3500 years ago rome was no more than a soggy marsh and the acropolis was just an empty rock but egypt was on the brink of its greatest age the new kingdom. In the american museum of natural history of new york city in the africa section of the anthropological part of the museum there is a cut away model of an egyptian royal tomb of the new kingdom xviii xix xx dynasties c. The new kingdom is known with an intimacy that is missing from much of the rest of egyptian history.
In 1922 carter discovered tutankhamens tomb in the. You can browse through more than 3000 years of pharaonic history using the timeline learn more about the language of the ancient egyptians and explore their monuments simply by clicking through to your favourite topic.