Video: Egyptian Achievements: Unification, Pyramids, Hieroglyphics & Calendar. In this lesson, we will discuss some of the major achievements of ancient Egypt, including its unification by King Menes, the pyramids, hieroglyphics, and the Egyptian calendar.
Also to know is, what was the old kingdom known for?
Under King Djoser, the first king of the Third Dynasty of the Old Kingdom, the royal capital of Egypt was moved to Memphis, where Djoser established his court. A new era of building was initiated at Saqqara under his reign.
What were the major accomplishments of the Old Kingdom of ancient Egypt?
The Old Kingdom of Egypt spanned from about 2680 to 2180 BCE, and included the end of the 3rd Dynasty through the 6th. The achievements in this time (mostly in the 4th Dynasty) include: the building of pyramids, including the Great Pyramid of Giza, under Pharoah Khufu.
What was the new kingdom known for?
Egypt: New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period (1550-712 BC) The New Kingdom, sometimes referred to as the Egyptian Empire, is the period in ancient Egyptian history between the 16th century BC and the 11th century BC, covering the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth Dynasties of Egypt.