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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 10 chapter one reading questions due today map quiz retake tomorrow

Egypt p.10Chapter One Reading Questions Due TodayMap 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.

  • Nile River

    • World’s longest river (4000 miles)

    • “Gift of the Nile”  annual flooding that deposits rich soil. Predictable

    • Benefits

      • Easy communication.

      • Transportation.

      • Ample water supply.



Egypt land near the nile river
Egypt – Land near the Nile River

Pharaohs Leaders of the Egyptians They were like gods

Polytheism Main gods were Re (Sun god) & Osiris (god of dead)

Divided Egypt 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.

Mummification Part of their religion. It was to prepare your body

for the next life. Mostly for royalty.

Hieroglyphics Comes from the words Hieros and Gluph. It means

sacred carvings. A combination of pictures and an alphabet.

Papyrus Reeds used to make paper.

Geometry Needed to divide parcels of land

Calendar For planting and harvesting, only off by six hours per year


  • Egyptian Society

  • Egyptian Kingdoms become one.

    • Menes: Unified Lower & Upper Egypt around 3100 BC.

  • Religious Beliefs

    • Polytheistic: belief in many gods controlling earth.

    • Mummification: process of preseriving the dead.

      • Afterlife  Happy Field of Food or Devourer of Souls

    • Pharaohs: god-kings of Egypt.

    • Chief gods: Isis, Osiris, Amon-Re, Anubis, RamsesII

  • Kingdoms of the Nile




Egyptian

Home Life



Egyptian

Social

Order


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