(c. 1,650 B.C.) The Hyksos, another diverse group of Semitic speaking people likely from Canaan, establish control over the Nile Delta and exact tributes from the Egyptian Pharaohs to the south. The Hyksos introduced several important technical innovations to (c. 1,550 B.C.) The New Kingdom of Egypt begins as the Pharaohs of Egypt regain independence and displace the Hyksos. The technical innovations brough... more, including the composite bow and the spoke-wheeled horse chariot.