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2040 BC, reaching a peak during the reign of Pharaoh Amenemhat III.A second period of disunity heralded the arrival of the first foreign ruling dynasty in Egypt, that of the Semitic Hyksos.During the Neolithic era, several predynastic cultures developed independently in Upper and Lower Egypt.The Badarian culture and the successor Naqada series are generally regarded as precursors to dynastic Egypt.The first two ruling dynasties of a unified Egypt set the stage for the Old Kingdom period, c.2700–2200 BC., which constructed many pyramids, most notably the Third Dynasty pyramid of Djoser and the Fourth Dynasty Giza pyramids.Egypt's long and rich cultural heritage is an integral part of its national identity, which has endured, and often assimilated, various foreign influences, including Greek, Persian, Roman, Arab, Ottoman, and European.

Egypt is considered to be a regional power in North Africa, the Middle East and the Muslim world, and a middle power worldwide.The First Intermediate Period ushered in a time of political upheaval for about 150 years.Stronger Nile floods and stabilisation of government, however, brought back renewed prosperity for the country in the Middle Kingdom c.This period is noted for some of the most well known Pharaohs, including Hatshepsut, Thutmose III, Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti, Tutankhamun and Ramesses II.The first historically attested expression of monotheism came during this period as Atenism.