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The Tomb of Seti I. By Ashley Ramsey. Life of Seti I (died 1279 BC). 2 nd Pharaoh of the 19 th Dynasty Father of Ramses II (Ramses the Great) Role in reestablishing order and sovereignty Mummy and potential causes of death Tomb discovered in 1817.

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The tomb of seti i

The Tomb of Seti I

By Ashley Ramsey


Life of seti i died 1279 bc

Life of Seti I (died 1279 BC)

  • 2nd Pharaoh of the 19th Dynasty

  • Father of Ramses II (Ramses the Great)

  • Role in reestablishing order and sovereignty

  • Mummy and potential causes of death

  • Tomb discovered in 1817


Giovanni battista belzoni 1778 1823

Giovanni Battista Belzoni (1778-1823)

  • Italian circus performer (strongman)

  • Traveled to Egypt in 1812

  • Numerous accomplishments in “archaeology”

  • Tarnished Reputation

  • Discovery of Tomb of Seti I


Tomb of seti i

Tomb of Seti I

  • Largest and most complete of all VOK tombs

  • Complex offset structure

  • 1st tomb completely covered in decorations


Mysterious tunnel

“Mysterious Tunnel”

  • Discovered by Belzoni with the discovery of the tomb

  • Excavated twice in the past

  • Current excavations by ZahiHawass

  • Mystery of what lies beyond the tunnel


What others are doing

What Others are Doing…

Tombs

Mummies

  • Facilitators carry flashlight for tomb feel

  • Point out tomb construction and art, tying into Egyptian culture as a whole

  • Lead kids on “scavenger hunt”– looking for clues about who’s tomb, etc.

  • Repro mummies to teach general process, science, etc.

  • Use of human mummies to show how they are scientifically studied

  • Perfume smelling

  • A lot of games and non-educational activities


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