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Thought of the Day. Describe qualities you would want in a leader. Describe expectations you would have for a leader. Write 5 complete sentences. Pyramids. Tombs for pharaohs & family Contained food, weapons, & artwork for afterlife

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Thought of the day

Thought of the Day

Describe qualities you would want in a leader. Describe expectations you would have for a leader. Write 5 complete sentences.


Pyramids

Pyramids

Tombs for pharaohs & family

Contained food, weapons, & artwork for afterlife

ka- belief that spiritual body would return after death

largest pyramid -King Khufu in Giza

stones fit so close a hair can’t fit through

Ramses the Great remained intact for 3,000 years


Mummification

Mummification

Preserved body through mummification

a body is dried to keep it from rotting

remove organs

fill body with spices & wrap in resin-soaked linen

70 day process

life-like mask placed over head & shoulders

placed in tomb


Middle kingdom

Middle Kingdom

From 2050-1652BC

“Golden Age”

Pharaoh’s to build public works

Swampland was drained & connected the Nile with the Red Sea

Invasion by Hyksos people (Asia) ended the Middle Kingdom

Egyptians learned to use bronze & horse-drawn chariots from the Hyksos


New kingdom

New Kingdom

From 1567-1085BC

1st female pharaoh

HATSHEPSUT

*Video Clip*

Akhenaton made Egypt MONOTHEISTIC

people thought it would destroy Egypt; lost empire

Pharaoh Tutankhamen restored polytheism

Ramses II (1279-1213BC) regained empire, but “Sea Peoples” invaded &ended Egyptian Empire in 1085BC

Cleopatra VII tried to regain Egypt; Rome took over Egypt (Video Clip)


Egyptian society

Egyptian Society

Society like a pyramid

Pharaoh

Priests/Nobles/

Officials

Craftsmen/Soldier/

Scribes

Farmers & Slaves

Arranged marriage (young)

Women educated children & ran the home

Writing & Achievement

known for monuments

expert in human anatomy

form of writing called hieroglyphics (pictures)

Written on papyrus


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