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Chapter 5 Lesson 3. Egypt’s Empire. Middle Kingdom When 2055 B.C. to 1650 B.C. Achievements Conquered new territories Increased crop production More irrigation dams and channels Constructed a canal between the Nile River and the Red Sea. Art Tomb paintings

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chapter 5 lesson 3

Chapter 5 Lesson 3

Egypt’s Empire

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Middle Kingdom

    • When
      • 2055 B.C. to 1650 B.C.
    • Achievements
      • Conquered new territories
      • Increased crop production
      • More irrigation dams and channels
      • Constructed a canal between the Nile River and the Red Sea
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Art

    • Tomb paintings
      • Illustrated stories about the deities, as well as scenes from everyday life
    • Sculptors
      • Carved hunting, fishing, and battle scenes
    • Tombs
      • No more pyramids
      • Cut into limestone cliffs (The Valley of the Kings)
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Fall of the Middle Kingdom

    • Hyksos
      • Powerful warriors
      • Had chariots and weapons made of bronze and iron
      • Ruled for more than 100 years until around 1550 B.C. Ahmose formed an army and drove them out
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New Kingdom

    • When
      • 1550 B.C. to 1070 B.C.
    • Political Leaders
      • Hatshepsut
        • Made herself pharaoh (1473 B.C.)
        • She had to prove she was a strong leader
        • Promoted trade
      • Thutmose III
        • Became pharaoh after Hatshepsut
        • Strong leader and general
        • Egypt became wealthy and slavery became more common
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Amenhotep IV

    • 1370 B.C.
    • Tried to change Egypt’s religion
    • Changed his name to Akhenaton “Spirit of Aton”
    • Moved capital to a new city called Akhetaton
  • Tutankhamen
    • Son-in-law of Akhentaton
    • Became pharaoh at 10 years old
    • Restored the worship of deities
    • Died after only 9 years of his rein
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Ramses II

      • 1279 B.C. to 1213 B.C.
      • Conquered Canaan and moved north to Syria
      • Built temples during his time
  • Political ties
    • Between Egypt and nearby kingdoms
    • Exchanged envoys
      • Representatives
      • First time a group of nations tried working together to reach common goals
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Economics

    • Trade with Arabia and East Africa
      • Egypt exchanged beads, metal tools, and weapons for gold, ivory, ebony wood and incense
    • Trade with Phoenicians
      • Egypt needed wood
      • Spread the alphabet and writing system
      • Egypt traded wheat, paper, gold, copper, tin and tools for purple dye, wood and furniture
    • Temples
      • Priests hired people to work in temple workshops and granaries
      • Served as banks
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Religion

    • Amenhotep (Akhenaton) introduced the worship of Aton, the sun god, as Egypt’s only god
      • Felt the priest had grown too powerful and wealthy
    • Temples
      • Used for special occasions
      • Seen as the homes of the deities
      • Priests and priestesses performed daily rituals, washed the statues of the deities and brought them food
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Fall of the New Kingdom

    • Declined after Ramses II
    • By 1150 B.C., the Egyptian empire controlled only the Nile Delta
    • 900s B.C. Libyans conquered Egypt
    • Kush took over next
    • 670 B.C. Egypt was taken over by the Assyrians