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The Old Kingdom. Government. Pharaoh was a king and a god Pharaoh had absolute power over all the land and people of Egypt. Government. Pharaoh was blamed for disease or poor crops. Government. Khufu most famous pharaoh. Government. Social classes Well ordered society.

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The old kingdom

The Old Kingdom


Government
Government

  • Pharaoh was a king and a god

  • Pharaoh had absolute power over all the land and people of Egypt


Government1
Government

  • Pharaoh was blamed for disease or poor crops


Government2
Government

  • Khufu most famous pharaoh


Government3
Government

  • Social

    classes

  • Well ordered

    society


Religion
Religion

  • Polytheistic

  • Everyone expected to worship same gods

  • Emphasis on afterlife

  • Afterlife happy place with young and happy people

  • Ka-a person’s life force


Religion1
Religion

  • Preserved bodies so the spirit would recognize it

  • Preserved bodies as mummies


Egyptian gods and goddesses
Egyptian gods and goddesses

  • Anubis

  • god of the dead


Egyptian gods and goddesses1
Egyptian gods and goddesses

  • Re (Amon-Re)

  • The sun god


Egyptian gods and goddesses2
Egyptian gods and goddesses

  • Osiris

  • The god of the underworld


Egyptian gods and goddesses3
Egyptian gods and goddesses

  • Isis

  • The goddess of magic


Egyptian gods and goddesses4
Egyptian gods and goddesses

  • Horus

  • The sky god; god of the pharaohs


Egyptian gods and goddesses5
Egyptian gods and goddesses

  • Thoth

  • The god of wisdom



Pyramids
Pyramids

  • Burial sites for pharaohs

  • Pyramid of Khufu 481 feet high, 2 million blocks

  • How did they build them????

  • Pyramids pointed to the sky, symbolizing journey to afterlife


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