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The Egyptian Pyramids. By Olivia Pandolfi. Introduction. 7 wonder of world Sphinx Pyramids. Mummification. Internal organs and brain removed Covered in preserving salt for 70 days Wrapped in linen cloth and put in a coffin You can’t go to afterlife without mouth/jaw

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the egyptian pyramids

The Egyptian Pyramids

By Olivia Pandolfi

introduction
Introduction
  • 7 wonder of world
  • Sphinx
  • Pyramids
mummification
Mummification
  • Internal organs and brain removed
  • Covered in preserving salt for 70 days
  • Wrapped in linen cloth and put in a coffin
  • You can’t go to afterlife without mouth/jaw
  • Afterlife beliefs-hieroglyphics
creation of pyramids
Creation of pyramids
  • Made out of granite
  • Perfect geometry on slants
  • Slaves made them serving a very demanding Pharaoh-Pharaoh Khufu
  • The great Pyramid was built for Khufu
contents of coffins
Contents of Coffins
  • Clothing-Valuable
  • Food
  • Treasure, money
  • Pets
  • Script-map of afterworld
timeline
Timeline
  • 5000 B.C.- immigrants came from Palestine, Syria, Libya, and Nubia
  • 4200 B.C.- traders came from Iraq
  • 3100- the pyramids were made
  • 2500 B.C.- The great pyramid was made for Pharaoh Khufu
the sphinx
The Sphinx
  • It is a lion with man’s head
  • Mark Lehner went for 13 years for school
  • He thought there were files under Sphinx’s paws
reasons for pyramids
Reasons for pyramids
  • The pyramid is a shape of power, importance and knowledge
  • They only buried pharaohs in Pyramids
king tut s tomb discovery
King Tut’s Tomb Discovery
  • Carter and Carnarvon discovered it
  • In tomb- wife’s statue with beard
  • Most things in chamber- no use
diagram
Diagram

Workers building Half-finished

With only pyramid

Wood and

rope Millions of slaves carrying things to entrance

conclusion
Conclusion
  • 7 wonder of world
  • Sphinx
  • Pyramids
  • Mummification
  • Tut’s tomb
bibliography
Bibliography

Abels, Harriet S. The Pyramids. Mankato: Crestwood House, 1987. 4-43.

Hart, George. Ancient Egypt. 1st ed. London: Alfred a. Knopf, 1990. 6-64.

Physical Science: Structures. Discovery Channel School. 2002.unitedstreaming. 21 December 2006<http://www.unitedstreaming.com/>

Reeves, Nicholas. Into the Mummy's Tomb. Toronto: Madison P Books, 1992. 1-54.