The Ancient Egyptians

Many are familiar with the old Egyptian empire solely because of the Israelite Exodus which occurred approximately 3,400 years ago. The Egyptian people, kingdoms, and Pharaohs were around long before that event however. Egypt has a very ancient and glorious history.

The Egyptian civilization, one of the oldest known, developed in the Nile River region well over 5,000 years ago. The history of ancient Egypt is divided into a number of periods, kingdoms and dynasties.

Fact Finder: How many years did the Israelites live in Egypt before the Exodus?
(a) 400 (b) 407 (c) 430 (d) 470
Exodus 12:40-41

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