When was the Egyptian calendar in use?

Question:

When was the Egyptian calendar in use?

The Egyptian Calendar:

The Egyptian calendar was an extremely sophisticated solar calendar used in Egypt for over two thousand years. The Egyptian calendar was so sophisticated that it influenced the development of future calendars, such as the Roman Julian calendar.

Answer and Explanation:

Become a Study.com member to unlock this answer! Create your account

View this answer

The Egyptian calendar was in use from around 2500 B.C.E. to about 300 B.C.E. The calendar came into use during the Middle Kingdom period in Egypt....

See full answer below.


Learn more about this topic:

Loading...
Egyptian Achievements: Unification, Pyramids, Hieroglyphics & Calendar

from

Chapter 3 / Lesson 7
58K

In this lesson, we will discuss some of the major achievements of ancient Egypt, including its unification by King Menes, the pyramids, hieroglyphics, and the Egyptian calendar.


Related to this Question

Explore our homework questions and answers library