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Egypt was a country in northeastern Africa.


Ancient Egyptian history was divided into the Old Kingdom and the Middle Kingdom. (PROSE: A History of Humankind)


The First Doctor once theorised that Atlantean colonists may have settled in Egypt following the destruction of Atlantis. (PROSE: The Lost Ones)

A time rift existed in ancient Egypt, being one of several fractures created by Kadiatu Lethbridge-Stewart's time travelling. The Seventh Doctor explained that these fractures could not be mended, and that they damaged the space-time they passed through. (PROSE: Set Piece)

In 10,500 BC, the Osirans were responsible for the introduction of astrology on Earth, when the astral charts left within their pyramids were discovered by the Ancient Egyptians, inspiring them to study the night sky. (PROSE: Introduction and links)

Around 5000 BC, the Osirans visited Egypt during their battle with Sutekh and were worshipped as gods. (TV: Pyramids of Mars)

One Osiran, Thoueris, attempted to capitalise on this by demanding tributes from the natives, and feeding those who did not comply to crocodiles. She was later defeated and killed by crocodiles under the Eighth Doctor's control. (COMIC: The Power of Thoueris!)

According to the Third Doctor, the Dæmons inspired horned gods throughout history, including the Egyptian god Khnum. (TV: The Dæmons)

Circa 3500 BC, Sontaran Field Major Styx arrived in Egypt, where he was briefly worshipped as the god Sontar before being entombed. (COMIC: The Gods Walk Among Us)

Circa 2650 BC, the First Doctor was pursued by the Daleks and the First Monk to Egypt, during the construction of a pyramid. (TV: The Daleks' Master Plan) Historians considered this to be, from humanity's point of view, the first contact between humans and Daleks. (PROSE: Dalek: The Astounding Untold History of the Greatest Enemies of the Universe, The Whoniverse)

Circa 2000 BC, Nyssa was sealed in an Egyptian sarcophagus. (PROSE: The Sands of Time)

In 1911 BC, Iris Wildthyme, Edwin Turner, Jenni Marcel, and Zack Hoffman briefly visited Egypt when trying to reach London in 1911 AD. (AUDIO: Kronos Vad's History of Earth (Vol. 36,379))

Circa 1400 BC, the Fifth Doctor and Peri Brown saved Egypt from an alien threat, and were joined on their travels by Erimem. (AUDIO: The Eye of the Scorpion)

Circa 1366 BC, Ace spent some time in Egypt after fleeing from Robot Ants. (PROSE: Set Piece)

In 1334 BC, the Eleventh Doctor stopped what he described as a "weapons bearing giant alien locust attack" in ancient Egypt. He met Queen Nefertiti during this adventure. She was attracted to the Doctor, and travelled with him along with Riddell, Amy Pond, Rory Williams, and Brian Williams, to the Silurian Ark in 2367. (TV: Dinosaurs on a Spaceship)

The Second Doctor, Ben Jackson and Polly visited Egypt, where Ben pretended to be Tut-Ankh-Amen and frightened off some grave-robbers. (PROSE: The King of Golden Death)

During the reign of Rameses II, the Jews were led out of Egypt, in their so-called exodus. (PROSE: Byzantium!)

Alexander the Great conquered Egypt in 332 BC. (PROSE: The Ruby's Curse) After Alexander's death in 323 BC, his friend Ptolemy Lagus became King of Egypt. (PROSE: The Book of Shadows)

In 41 BC, the Sixth Doctor and Peri watched Cleopatra's barge on the River Nile. (PROSE: State of Change)

In 30 BC, Egypt was conquered by Octavian for Rome, with Cleopatra dethroned and the Ptolemy Dynasty ended. Cleopatra's death took place in Alexandria. Subsequently, Egypt became a province of Rome. Weeks later, River Song arrived in the city of Alexandria. (PROSE: The Ruby's Curse)

12th century[[edit]]

In 1190, Saladin was the Sultan of Egypt and Syria. (TV: The Crusade)

18th century[[edit]]

In 1798, Bernice Summerfield aided archaeologist Vivant Denon during an Egyptian dig after fleeing from Robot Ants. (PROSE: Set Piece)

19th century[[edit]]

In 1880, the Second Doctor, John and Gillian arrived in Egypt, where the TARDIS was captured by Arabs. (COMIC: Egyptian Escapade)

20th century[[edit]]

In 1902, an archaeological expedition led by Howard Carter was observed by the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex. (AUDIO: False Gods)

Egypt in 1911. (TV: Pyramids of Mars)

In 1911, an archaeological expedition led by Marcus Scarman unearthed the tomb of Sutekh. (TV: Pyramids of Mars)

In 1926, an archaeological expedition unearthed the tomb of Sontar. (COMIC: The Gods Walk Among Us)

In 1967, the Revolution Man carved his symbol onto the faces of two pyramids - one in June, the other on 5 November on the Great Pyramid of Giza. (PROSE: Revolution Man)

In 1983, Sarah Jane Smith and K9 visited Warren Martyn's archaeological expedition in Egypt, where they discovered an underground city of Silurians and Sea Devils. (COMIC: City of Devils)

21st century[[edit]]

In the 2000s, Donna Noble went to Egypt for two weeks in a failed attempt to bring excitement to her life after her encounter with the Tenth Doctor. Captivated by the idea of walking through Egyptian sand, she planned to go barefoot, but her disappointment with the country led her to abandon this idea. She described Egypt as "tourism, guidebooks, don't drink the water, and back home". (TV: Partners in Crime)

In 2009, Colonel Augustus Oduya noted, among other places across Earth, Egypt to have witnessed every human child being compelled to suddenly stop and proclaim their message: "we are coming" at 8:40AM GMT on a Wednesday in September. (TV: Children of Earth: Day One)

In the wake of Miracle Day in 2011, protesters in Egypt rioted, attacking the "Western Miracle". (TV: Dead of Night)

In the years leading up to 2015, Egypt was under the control of the military, followed by an elected government, before the military was in control again. (AUDIO: The Vaults of Osiris)

In 2015, the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Benny encountered Sutekh in Egypt. (AUDIO: The Vaults of Osiris) During the same year, a television news report said the President of Egypt refused American efforts to help with a peace deal. (PROSE: The Last Pharaoh)

Unknown dates[[edit]]

During the time of the pharaohs, the Eleventh Doctor, Amy Pond and Rory Williams visited Egypt and captured an alien posing as the pharaoh's vizier. (COMIC: Assimilation²)

Scaroth in an Egyptian scroll (TV: City of Death)

Some time before 1979, Scaroth was worshipped by the Egyptians, appearing in a scroll. (TV: City of Death)

Some time before 2007, the Doctor's TARDIS also became represented in some Egyptian hieroglyphs. (TV: Love & Monsters)

In the 44th century on Christmas Eve, the Eleventh Doctor, Kazran Sardick and Abigail Pettigrew travelled through time and space in the Doctor's TARDIS, visiting Egypt on an unspecified date. (TV: A Christmas Carol)

Iris Wildthyme, Panda, and Simon once visited Egypt and were mistaken for servants of a recently deceased pharaoh. They escaped in the Celestial Omnibus before they could be sealed in the pharaoh's tomb. (PROSE: Enter Wildthyme)

The Twelfth Doctor tracks Missy to Egypt. (PROSE: Dr. Twelfth)

Missy stole a sceptre from a sarcophagus. (PROSE: Dr. Twelfth)

The Thirteenth Doctor took Lizzie to Egypt, among other places. (PROSE: The Runaway TARDIS)

Alternate timelines[[edit]]

In the Starless world, penguins lived on the Nile in 1996. (TV: The Big Bang)

In River Song's World, the pyramids of Egypt housed Area 52, where the Silence were waiting for the Doctor. (TV: The Wedding of River Song)

Parallel universes[[edit]]

In the first parallel universe that Rose Tyler visited while trying to find her way back to N-Space, the Ancient Egyptians believed the sudden disappearance of stars from the sky, victims of the reality bomb, to be signs of impending doom. (AUDIO: The Endless Night)

Behind the scenes[[edit]]

According to the non-narrative based book, The Brilliant Book 2012, in 1881, Madame Vastra helped a group of archaeologists to excavate a tomb, with the intention of eating any mummies that were found inside.