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The Oasis of Learning The Old Kingdom
4.1  Prehistoric and Archaic Egypt
4.2  The Old Kingdom
4.3  The Middle Kingdom
4.4  The New Kingdom
4.5  The Hellenistic Period
4.6  The Roman Period
4.7  The Arab Conquest
4.8  Modern Times
Amenophis III

Ask Amenophis:

  In which part of Egypt did papyrus grow?  
  What did the Egyptians use instead of pillows?  
  What did Egyptians eat?  
The Old Kingdom is the age of pyramids. Almost all aspects of Egyptian society took form during the Old Kingdom, and Egyptians always looked back on it as a time of peace and prosperity.