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Ancient Egypt 2.2 How do the monuments of Ancient Egypt compare to those of the United States?

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1 Ancient Egypt 2.2 How do the monuments of Ancient Egypt compare to those of the United States?

2 Instructions Fill out your graphic organizer………. Include the following items: Name of monument Picture Answer the 3 questions for each slide You may click on the links for additional information

3 Mt. Rushmore

4 Washington Monument

5 Statue of Liberty

6 Episcopal Church- National Cathedral https://www.citywalkingguide.com/washingtondc/nationalcathedralfacts The National Cathedral is the United States second largest cathedral s well as the sixth largest in the world. While it serves as the location for significant secular and religious events for the country, its also the sanctuary for a working Episcopal parish. Known formally as the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, the church is the seat for both the bishop of Washington and the Episcopal Church in the United States. Situated on Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues, NW, it is the fourth tallest structure in the District of Columbia. Pierre Charles LEnfant included a place for a national cathedral in his plans for the federal city. The National Portrait Gallery occupies that space. The current location of the basilica on Mount St. Alban was selected in Construction began in After 83 years of work, the last finial was installed atop the cathedral in Made from Indiana limestone, the church has Gothic architectural details, such as flying buttresses, vaulted ceilings and stained-glass windows. Stone for the interior elements have come from Canterbury Cathedral, Solomons Quarry in Jerusalem and the Chapel of Moses on Mount Sinai. The exterior grounds include the Olmstead Woods. One of the last vestiges of Mount St. Albans beech and oak forest, the cathedrals garden includes native plants, a contemplative circle and the Pilgrim Pathway

7 Temple of Abu Simbel

8 Luxor Temple

9 Great Sphinx of Giza

10 Pyramids of Giza

11 Obelisk of Pharaoh Senusret the-worlds-most-influential-art-forms

12 Mount Rushmore- USAAbu Simbel- Egypt Compare how these monuments reflect how the Ancient Egyptians and the Americans value their leaders. Explain one way they are alike and one way their values are different.


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