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www.learnanywhere.co.uk. History at Key Stage 2 Unit 10: . What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived?. 3100 BC – 1069 BC: Ancient Egypt. 1666: The Great Fire of London. Unit 10: What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived?. AD. BC. 2500. 3000.

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History at Key Stage 2

Unit 10:

What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived?

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3100 BC – 1069 BC: Ancient Egypt

1666: The Great Fire of London

Unit 10: What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived?

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The Viking Age

55 BC - 400 AD: Roman Britain

Unit 10: What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived?

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Unit 10: What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived?

What do we already know about ancient Egypt?

Egypt is a country in North Africa. Click on the map to have a closer look.

Egypt

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What is it made of?

What shape is it?

How big is it?

What colour is it?

What do you think it

was used for?

Where was it found?

Unit 10: What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived?

What can we learn about ancient Egypt from one object?

Choose an object or a picture of an object to study.

What things do you need to think about?

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Unit 10: What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived?

What does the landscape tell us about what life might have been like in Ancient Egypt?

What features can you see that

would make life easy?

What features can you see that

would make life difficult?

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Unit 10: What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived?

What objects survive from the time of the ancient Egyptians?

Here are some objects found in Egyptian tombs

make-up

container

amulet

necklace

mirror

statue

playing

pieces

headrest

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Unit 10: What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived?

What do objects that have survived tell us about ancient Egypt?

This statue is called a Shabti. The Egyptians put them in tombs. They believed the Shabtis would help the dead person on their journey to the afterlife.

The Egyptians loved jewellery. This necklace is made from clay beads. Richer people would have jewellery made from bronze, silver or gold.

The Egyptians used mirrors which were made of bronze. The bronze was hammered flat and then polished to make it reflective.

These playing pieces are from a board game called Senet which was played by Egyptians.

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Unit 10: What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived?

What do objects that have survived tell us about ancient Egypt?

Amulets were small carvings which represented various gods. This one represents Horus. Egyptians believed that the amulets would protect them against evil spirits.

This is an Egyptian make-up pot. Both men and women wore lots of make-up. As well as decorating their face, it would also protect their skin from the sun.

This is a wooden head-rest. It would usually have a cloth pad on the top to make it more comfortable. These were used instead of pillows.

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Unit 10: What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived?

What did the ancient Egyptians believe about life after death?

The Egyptians believed that after death, if you had been a good person, you went to another place and continued your life.

This is why it was important that when a person died, all his belongings were buried with him, so he could use them in the afterlife.

Egyptians also believed that the person’s body should be preserved, as they would need it in the afterlife.

Bodies were preserved by mummification, which means making the body into a mummy.

They were then buried in tombs, along with money, food, clothes, belongings, and all the other things the person would need in the next life.

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Unit 10: What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived?

What was mummification?

After a person had died, their body was cleaned, and then special balm was rubbed all over it.

Their lungs, liver, stomach and intestines were placed in special jars.

The body was then wrapped in bandages to create a mummy

Sometimes a mask was placed over the head of the mummy

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Unit 10: What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived?

What was mummification?

The mummy was then put into a coffin called a sarcophagus. This would often have a mask painted on the outside

The sarcophagus, along with the dead person’s belongings, was sealed up inside a tomb.

The most important Egyptians, the pharoahs, were buried in huge stone pyramids, some of which are still standing today.

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Unit 10: What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived?

The Egyptians believed that after they died, the god of the underworld, Anubis, represented with the head of a jackal, weighed their heart against a feather of truth.

Thoth, the god of wisdom with the head of an ibis would write down the result of the weighing.

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Unit 10: What can we find out about ancient Egypt from what has survived?

If the person’s heart was heavier than the feather, this meant that it was weighed down with all the evil the person had done in their life. The heart would be gobbled up by Ammit, the god with the crocodile’s head and hippo’s legs

If the person’s heart was lighter than the feather, this meant that they had lived a good life. They would then be led by Horus, the falcon-headed god of the sky, to join the afterlife.

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