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New Kingdom


Definition: Ahmose began the 18th Dynasty in 1539. He formed an army and finally drove the Hyksos from Egypt, pursuing them to Palestine and defeating them there as well. When he returned, he settled in and ruled for about 26 years. This was the beginning of the New Kingdom. He also started many building projects.

Related Resources:
Ancient Egypt
Find out more about the Land of the Nile.

Elsewhere on the Web:
The Greatness of Ahmose I
Read about his famous deeds

Another Ahmose
This one, a woman, gave birth to a famous king

Pharaohs Timeline
Trace the development of the country through its rulers

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