Egypt p.10 Chapter One Reading Questions Due Today Map Quiz Retake Tomorrow. Warm up: Why were Egypt’s pharaohs unusually powerful rulers?. Ancient Egypt 3200-500 BC Location North Africa Natural barriers: Mediterranean Sea, Sahara Desert, Red Sea Result = less prone to invasion.
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Egypt p.10Chapter One Reading Questions Due TodayMap Quiz Retake Tomorrow
Warm up: Why were Egypt’s pharaohs unusually powerful rulers?
What is going on below? Explain?
PharaohsLeaders of the Egyptians They were like gods
PolytheismMain gods were Re (Sun god) & Osiris (god of dead)
DividedEgypt was divided into Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt.
The Nile was used as transportation between them.
One of the Pharaohs would unite Egypt into one.
MummificationPart of their religion. It was to prepare your body
for the next life. Mostly for royalty.
HieroglyphicsComes from the words Hieros and Gluph. It means
sacred carvings. A combination of pictures and an alphabet.
PapyrusReeds used to make paper.
GeometryNeeded to divide parcels of land
Calendar For planting and harvesting, only off by six hours per year
IV. Social Order
Menes: Unifier of Upper & Lower Egypt
Egyptians at Work