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  1. Egypt 5 Characteristics Of Civilization

  2. Geography - Location • Northeast Africa • Along the Nile River • South of the Mediterranean Sea • East of the Red Sea

  3. The 5 Characteristics Of Civilization • Advanced Cities • Specialized Workers • Complex Institutions • Record Keeping & Writing • Advanced Technology

  4. 1. Advanced Cities • Memphis – capital of United Egypt • Thebes – center of artifacts • Temple of Luxor • Valley of Kings • Temple of Ramses • Giza – Sphinx & Great Pyramids

  5. 2. Specialized Workers • Scribes – Record Keepers • Priests, Engineers & Doctors • Craftsmen – Built tools & jewelry

  6. 3. Complex Institutions • Government & Religion • Egypt = a theocracy • Pharaoh = Religious ruler & gov’t. leader

  7. 3. Complex Institutions • Religion • Polytheistic • Egyptian Gods • Osiris • Amun-Ra • Pyramids • Mummification • Ex. Ginger

  8. 4. Record Keeping & Writing • Pictogram – Use of pictures • Hieroglyphics • Papyrus

  9. 5. Advanced Technology • Pyramids • Great Pyramids in Giza

  10. 5. Advanced Technology • Calendar • 360 Days long • 12 months w/ 30 Days each • 5 extra days at the end of the year • Sun Dial • Position of sun = time

  11. 5. Advanced Technology • Medicine • Bronze Needle • Used during surgical operations to close wounds • Circular Medical Cautery • Used for cauterization (Burning of tissue)