Do Now • Take out your Lesson 4.2 Packet and your vocabulary sheet and write at least 1 thing that you learned doing your homework.
Egypt Unites • As Upper Egypt grew in wealth and power, they conducted diplomacy with Lower Egypt. • 3100 B.C. King Narmer united the 2 regions, formed dynasty • Formed first nation-state • Memphis was new capital
Egypt Then and Now Egypt Today Memphis and Thebes (Ancient Egypt)
Egypt’s History • 31 dynasties ruled for more than 3,000 years • 3 periods: Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom • Old kingdom is when kings were seen as gods • The vizier, or chief advisor, carried out the king’s orders • Eventually, nomarchs, or governors ruled 42 separate nomes
Homework • Use the hieroglyphic chart to write your name and at least 1 thing you have learned today.