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New Kingdom

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• Old Kingdom
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Middle Kingdom
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Hyksos
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Ahmose
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Amenhotep
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King Tut
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Ramses

 

Definition: Period beginning after the driving out of the Hyksos. The New Kingdom began with the reign of Ahmose, in 1539. Art flourished, as did building projects. Most of the famous pharaohs ruled during this period, including Akhenaten (Amenhotep IV), King Tut, Thutmose II, and Ramses II.

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Ancient Egypt
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