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Chapter 4 Section 1 The Egyptian and Nubian Empires

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Hyksos
Invaders that ruled Egypt from 1640 to 1570 B.C.
New Kingdom
Period after the Hyksos rulers
Hatshepsut
New Kingdom ruler who encouraged trade
Thutmose III
Warlike ruler; stepson of Hatshepsut
Nubia
Region of Africa bordering Egypt
Ramses II
Pharaoh and great builder of Egypt
Piankhi
Kushite king who forced the Libyans out of Egypt
Meroe
Home and trading center of the Kush kingdom

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