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All dates in this chronology are approximations (c.) and occur before the common era (B.C.E.).

3800–2298 The earliest Egyptians bury their dead in oval pits in the desert and include pots, tools, and weapons.
3100–2800 The artists of the First Dynasty demonstrate a knowledge of uniform measurements called the cubit, palm, and finger.
Kings build seven mud brick enclosures at Abydos that are the first combination tombs and temples.
Egyptians add superstructures to pit tombs creating the first mastabas, tombs that resemble a large mud brick bench.
Architects use granite in door jambs for the first time.
2675–2625 The first preserved stone architecture built by King Djoser under Imhotep's supervision is constructed at Saqqara.
The first known architectural use of drills is in evidence at Djoser's construction at Saqqara.
2625–2585 King Sneferu's architects are unsuccessful in their attempts to build the first...

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