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Ancient Egypt. Nefertiti. Akhenaton’s Queen One of the First Queen’s to be recognized as significant in ancient egypt. Bore him six daughters 1352-1336 BCE Nefertiti was of equal power as Akhenaten. Co-ruler Participated in religious rituals. Akhenaten.

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Nefertiti
Nefertiti

  • Akhenaton’s Queen

  • One of the First Queen’s to be recognized as significant in ancient egypt.

  • Bore him six daughters

  • 1352-1336 BCE

  • Nefertiti was of equal power as Akhenaten.

    • Co-ruler

    • Participated in religious rituals


Akhenaten
Akhenaten

  • Ruled in the 18th dynasty of the New Kingdom

  • Changed the Egyptian Religion by choosing to worship only Amun, the Solar God

  • Due to his religious belief’s, Akhenaten lost egyptian influence in Asia and Nubia. However, his renovation benefitted Egypty intellectually.


The new kingdom 18 th dynasty
The New Kingdom : 18th Dynasty

  • “Age of Conquest”

  • GOALS:

    • Secure borders from enemies

    • Conquer Syria-Palestine to Nubia territory

    • Become most powerful nation

    • Expand nation to the Euphrates River


Life in ancient egypt
Life in Ancient Egypt

  • MAIN GOAL – survive the flash flooding of the Nile River.

  • Nile harbored a delta that was a branching of the river at the top (Egypt).

  • The Delta made a significant impact on the survival of the ancient Egyptians.

  • Gods make the world work in harmony…


Biblogarphy
Biblogarphy

  • 1.               "Relief of Queen Nefertiti." MetMuseum. 2006. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund. 21 Aug. 2006 <http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/phar/hod61._117.htm>.

  • 2.               Kinnaer, Jacques. "The Ancient Egypt Site - New Kingdom." AncientEgyptSite. 14 Jan. 2006. Amazon.com. 21 Aug. 2006 <http://www.ancient-egypt.org>.

  • 3.               "Life in Ancient Egypt." Carnegiemnh. 2006. Carnegie Museum of Natural History. 21 Aug. 2006 <http://www.carnegiemnh.org/exhibits/egypt/>.

  • 4.               Aldred, Cyril. Akhenaten: King of Egypt. London: Thames and Hudson Ltd,, 1988. 7-306.

  • 5.               Silverman, David P. Ancient Egypt. New York: Oxford UP, 1997. 6-241.


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