Ancient Egyptian Timelines Comparisons

This article contains my comparisons of ancient Egyptian timelines that are popular through Google searches. I currently have put in data from 20 websites that range from websites aimed to educate young children to websites that contain publications by respected colleges and universities. These 20 websites satisfy my standard for the high likelihood that a person going to look for a date of a specific Egyptian dynasty/kingdom/period may receive and believe one of the dates listed. 

This article serves to show that the general datings of the Egyptian timeline are not absolute or agreed upon. 
Most of the periods have numerous different datings. 
My question is; are any of these datings correct?

This article may be updated in the future with more sources and more statistical data.

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Predynastic Period

I recorded 17 datings from the 20 links for the Predynastic Period. Out of these 14 datings, there are 14 different datings for this period. The 13 datings recorded are;

8000-2700 – (17)

c.5500-3100 – (19)

c.5500-3100BC – (6)

5500-3050BC – (10)

5300-3000BC – (4a)

c.5300-3000 – (16a)

5000-3100BC – (5)

5000-3000BC – (7) – O.C. (Orthodox Chronology)

c.5000-2950 – (8)

4300-3000 – (14)

c.4425-3200 – (16b)

c.4000-3100 – (13)

3500-3100 – (15)

3500-3000BC – (12) – D.0

Before-3100BC – (4b)

Before-3100BC – (2)

3100-2950BC – (9) – (Late)

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Early Dynastic Period (Archaic)

I recorded 19 datings from the 20 links for the Early Dynastic Period (Archaic). Out of these 19 datings, there are 11 different datings for this period. The 19 datings recorded are;

3200-2686 – (16) – D.0-2

3100-2800BC – (8) – D.1-2

3100-2686 – (2) – D.1-2

3100-2686BC – (5)

3100-2686 – (11) – D.1-2

3100-2686 – (13)

3100-2686 – (15) – D.1-2

3100-2686 – (19) – D.1-2

3100-2600 – (6)

3100-2575BC – (3) – D.1-3

3050-2686BC – (7) – O.C., D.0-2

3050-2675 – (10) – D.1-2

3000-2700 – (20) – D.1-2

3000-2686BC – (4a) – D.1-2

3000-2686BC – (12) – D.1-2

3000-2675 – (14) – D.1-2

2950-2575BC – (1) – D.1-3

2950-2575BC – (4b) – D.1-2

2950-2575BC – (9) – D.1-3

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Old Kingdom

I recorded 20 datings from the 20 links for the Old Kingdom. Out of these 20 datings, there are 10 different datings for this kingdom. The 20 datings recorded are;

2850-2140 – (18) – D.1-6

2800-2250BC – (8)

2686-2181BC – (2) – D.3-6

2686-2181BC – (5)

2686-2181BC – (7) – O.C., D.3-6

2686-2181BC – (11) – D.3-6

2686-2181BC – (12) – D.3-6

2686-2181BC – (13)

2686-2181BC – (15) – D.3-6

2686-2181BC – (19) – D.3-6

2686-2180BC – (17) – D.3-7

2686-2160 – (16) – D.3-8

2686-2125BC – (4a)

2675-2180 – (10) – D.3-6

2675-2130 – (14) – D.3-8

2600-2100BC – (6)

2575-2150BC – (1) – D.4-8

2575-2150BC – (4b) – D.3-6

2575-2150BC – (3) – D.4-8

2575-2150BC – (9) – D.4-8

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First Intermediate Period

I recorded 20 datings from the 20 links for the First Intermediate Period. Out of these 20 datings, there are 12 different datings for this period. The 20 datings recorded are;

2258-c2000 – (18) – D.7-11

2250-2000BC – (8) – D.7-9

2200-2000 – (20) – D.7-10

2181-2151BC – (2) – D.7-10

2181-2055BC – (5)

2181-2055BC – (11) – D.7-11

2181-2040BC – (7) – O.C., D.7-10

2181-2040BC – (15) – D.7-11

2181-2040BC – (19) – D.7-10

2181-2025BC – (12) – D.7-10

2181-2025BC – (13)

2180-2040BC – (10) – D.7-11

2160-2055BC – (4a) – D.9-11

2160-2055BC – (16) – D.9-11a

2150-1975BC – (1) – D.9-11

2130-1980 – (14) – D.9-11a

2125-1975BC – (3) – D.9-11

2125-1975BC – (4b) – D.7-11

2125-1975BC – (6)

2125-1975BC – (9) – D.9-11

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Middle Kingdom

I recorded 21 datings from the 20 links for the Middle Kingdom. Out of these 21 datings, there are 14 different datings for this kingdom. The 21 datings recorded are;

2125-1773 – (12) – D.11-12

2125-1650 – (2) – D.11-13

2055-1786BC – (5) D.12

2055-1730BC – (17)

2055-1650BC – (4a) – D.11-13

2055-1650BC – (11) – D.12-14

2055-1650BC – (16) – D.11a-14

2040-1797BC – (19) – D.11-12

2040-1782BC – (15) – D.11-12

2040-1782BC – (7) – O.C., D.11-12

2040-1650BC – (10) – D.11-13

2025-1700BC – (13)

2000-1786 – (8) – D.9-12

2000-1700 – (20) – D.11-13

2000-1650 – (6)

c.1989-1776 – (18) – D.12

1980-1630 – (14) – D.11b-14

1975-1640BC – (1) – D.11-14

1975-1640BC – (3) – D.11-14

1975-1640BC – (4b) – D.12-13

1975-1640BC – (9) – D.11-14

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Second Intermediate Period

I recorded 20 datings from the 20 links for the Second Intermediate Period. Out of these 20 datings, there are 9 different datings for this period. The 20 datings recorded are;

1786-1570 – (18) – D.13-17

1786-1567BC – (5)

1786-1567BC – (8) – D.13-17

1786-1567BC – (15) – D.13-17

1786-1567BC – (19) – D.13-17

1782-1570BC – (7) – O.C., D.13-17

1773-1550 – (12) – D.13-17

1700-1550 – (13)

1700-1550 – (20) – D.14-17

1650-1550 – (2) – D.15-17

1650-1550 – (4a) – D.14-17

1650-1550 – (10) – D.14-17

1650-1550 – (11) – D.15-17

1650-1550 – (16) – D.15-17

1640-1520 – (1) – D.15-17

c.1630-1539/23 – (14) – D.15-17

1630-1520 – (1) – D.15-17

1630-1520 – (4b) – D.14-17

1630-1520 – (6)

1630-1520 – (9)

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New Kingdom

I recorded 21 datings from the 20 links for the New Kingdom. Out of these 21 datings, there are 9 different datings for this kingdom. The 21 datings recorded are;

1575-1085BC – (8) – D.18-20

1570-1070BC – (7) – O.C., D.18-20

1570-1070BC – (15) – D.18-20

1570-1150 – (18) – D.18-30

1567-1085BC – (5)

1567-1070BC – (19) – D.18-20

1550-1070 – (10) – D.18-20

1550-1070 – (20) – D.18-20

1550-1069BC – (13)

1550-1069BC – (2) – D.18-20

1550-1069BC – (4a) – D.18-20

1550-1069BC – (11) – D.18-20

1550-1069BC – (12) – D.18-20

1550-1069BC – (16) – D.18-24

1550-1069BC – (17)

1539-1075BC – (3) – D.18-20

1539-1075BC – (4b) – D.18-20

1539-1075BC – (6)

1539-1075BC – (9)

1539-1075BC – (14)

1520 – 1075BC – (1) – D.18-20

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Third Intermediate Period

I recorded 18 datings from the 20 links for the Third Intermediate Period. Out of these 18 datings, there are 11 different datings for this period. The 18 datings recorded are;

1085-664 – (5)

1085-663 – (8)

1075-715BC – (3) – D.21-25

1075-715BC – (4b) – D.21-25

1075-715BC – (6)

1075-715BC – (9)

1075-656BC – (14) – D.21-25

1075-653BC – (1) – D.21-24

1070-670 – (20) – D.21-25

1070-664 – (10) – D.21-25

1070-664 – (15) – D.21-25

1070-525BC – (7) – D.21-26

1069-664BC – (2) – D.21-25

1069-664BC – (4a) – D.21-25

1069-664BC – (11) – D.21-25

1069-664BC – (13)

1069-664BC – (16) – D.21-25

1069-656BC – (12) – D.21-25

1069-525BC – (7) – O.C., D.21-25

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Late Dynastic Period

I recorded 18 datings from the 20 links for the Late Dynastic Period. Out of these 18 datings, there are 4 different datings for this period. The 18 datings recorded are;

715-332BC – (3) – D.20-30

715-332BC – (4b) – D.26-31

715-332BC – (6)

715-332BC – (9) – D.20-30

664-332BC – (2) – D.26-30

664-332BC – (4a) – D.26-30

664-332BC – (5)

664-332BC – (10) – D.26-31

664-332BC – (11) – D.26-30

664-332BC – (12) – D.26-31

664-332BC – (13)

664-332BC – (14) – D.26-31

664-332BC – (15) – D.26-31

664-332BC – (16) – D.26-31

663-332BC – (8) – D.26-31

653-332BC – (1) – D.25-30

525-332BC – (7) – O.C., D.26-31

525-332BC – (19) – D.27-30

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Macedonian/Ptolemaic Dynasties

I recorded 20 datings from the 20 links for the Macedonian/Ptolemaic Dynasties. Out of these 20 datings, there are 4 different datings for these dynasties. The 20 datings recorded are;

332-311BC – (12) – Macedonian

332-311BC – (15) – Macedonian

332-305BC – (14) – Macedonian

332-30BC – (2) – Ptolemaic

332-30BC – (4a) – Ptolemaic

332-30BC – (8) – Ptolemaic

332-30BC – (10) – Ptolemaic

332-30BC – (11) – Ptolemaic

332-30BC – (13) – Ptolemaic

323-30BC – (15) – Plotelmaic

332-30BC – (16) – Ptolemaic

332-30BC – (17)

332-30BC – (19) – Ptolemaic

332 – starts (4b)

332 – starts (6)

332 – starts (7) – O.C.

332 – starts (9)

305-30BC – (1)

305-30BC – (13) – Ptolemaic

305BC-30BC – (12) – Ptolemaic

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Roman/Byzantine Period

I recorded 13 datings from the 20 links for the Roman/Byzantine Period. Out of these 13 datings, there are 4 different datings for this period. The 13 datings recorded are;

30BC-300AD – (20)

30BC-395AD – (2)

30BC-395AD – (3)

30BC-395AD – (8)

30BC-395AD – (10)

30BC-641AD – (13)

30BC-641AD – (11)

30BC-641AD – (16) – Post-Dynastic Egypt

30BC-642AD – (14)

395AD – ends (4b)

395AD – ends (5)

395AD – ends (9)

641AD – ends (7) – O.C.

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References:

(1) – https://www.ducksters.com/history/ancient_egyptian_timeline.php

(2) – https://australianmuseum.net.au/learn/cultures/international-collection/ancient-egyptian/ancient-egyptian-timeline/

(3) – http://www.datesandevents.org/places-timelines/17-ancient-egyptian-timeline.htm

(4) – https://www.ancient-egypt-online.com/ancient-egypt-timeline.html

(5) – https://www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/ancient-egypt

(6) – http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/egypt/timeline.html

(7) – https://www.ancientegyptonline.co.uk/kingslist.html

(8) – https://www.freemaninstitute.com/Gallery/etime.htm

(9) – http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/imperialism/notes/egyptchron.html

(10) – http://www.anth.ucsb.edu/faculty/stsmith/courses/Egyptian%20Religion%20Chronology.pdf

(11) – http://plumsite.com/egypt/timeline-egypt.pdf

(12) – https://www.egyptabout.com/2013/12/egypts-dynasties-timeline.html

(13) – https://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums-static/digitalegypt/chronology/index.html

(14) – https://www.memphis.edu/egypt/resources/timeline.php

(15) – http://www.reshafim.org.il/ad/egypt/dynasties.htm

(16) – https://www.thoughtco.com/dynastic-egypt-timeline-4147743

(17) – https://www.oup.com.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0020/58106/Chapter-8-Ancient-Egypt.pdf

(18) – https://www.encyclopedia.com/history/asia-and-africa/ancient-history-egypt/dynasties-ancient-egypt

(19) – http://mstecker.com/pages/egyptdyn_fp.htm

(20) – https://thetorah.com/ancient-egypt-an-overview-of-its-history/

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