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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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