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ANCIENT EGYPT By:O.M November 2012. TABLE OF CONTENTS HIEROGLYPHICS WOMEN IN ANCIENT EGYPT IMPORTANT ANIMALS GODS AND GODDESSES PYRAMAIDS.

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1 ANCIENT EGYPT By:O.M November 2012

2 TABLE OF CONTENTS HIEROGLYPHICS WOMEN IN ANCIENT EGYPT IMPORTANT ANIMALS GODS AND GODDESSES PYRAMAIDS

3 HIEROGLYPHICS The ancient Egyptians made a writing system around 5000 years ago. Hieroglyphics meant ‘’sacred carving’’ They used pictures of things and people AND animals to write down they're language. There are over 700 signs If an animal bird or person is facing left you read from left to right if they are facing right you read from right to left In hieroglyphics you can write from down or across

4 WOMEN IN ANCIENT EGYPT People who married usually got married young Kids were very important If a woman broke the law she had to go to court and defend herself like every one else If a woman wanted divorce she could A woman got to say yes or no to marriage

5 IMPORTANT ANIMALS Cats were sacred in Egypt. The pharaoh wanted all the cats to kill the mice and rats. 6,000 years ago years ago Egyptians got lots of mice and rats. Ancient Egyptians would never kill a cat. One day an African wild cat wandered in to an Egyptian village.

6 Gods and Goddess Ra was the of the sun. Ra thought he created the sun. Set was attached to the desert. Bes brought joy and good luck to families. Horus was the child of Osiris and Isis. Anubis, people thought he created mummification, he wore a jackal mask. Hathor was the goddess of love and joy A temple was made for Hathor. Ma at was the daughter of sun god Ra.

7 Pyramids The sphinx guards the pyramids in Giza. This pyramid was the biggest pyramid, and very famous. The great pyramid took 20 years to build Most pyramids are to the west of the Nile. Pyramids were made in the dry desert to keep the pharaohs body's from rotting.

8 Credits gyptianmap/ junior.kent.sch.uk/homework/egypt/pyramids.htmhttp://resources.woodlands- junior.kent.sch.uk/homework/egypt/pyramids.htm Ed Helper.com


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