Second Intermediate period (1664-1570 B.C.E)
- When Hyksos (foreign rulers) ruled Egypt. They were Semitic people who came from the eastern coast of the Mediterranean.
- They took over because the kings were weak.
- They introduced Bronze making Technology, new Musical intruments, humpbacked cattle and olive trees.
- They strengthened Egypts ability for war by increasing the number of chariots and making powerful bows.
- Overthrown by The leaders if Thebes.