Presentation on theme: "Label the table of contents: Menes"— Presentation transcript:
1Label the table of contents: Menes Today’s DirectionsHave out your timeline worksheet from yesterday (the one with the pharaohs on the backside)Label the table of contents:Menes
2First Egyptian Pharaoh United Lower and Upper Egypt MenesFirst Egyptian PharaohUnited Lower and Upper Egypt
3Menes Founded city of Crocodopolis Founded the city of Memphis – Ancient day CapitalUnited Upper and Lower EgyptWas the king of Upper and defeated the king of LowerWanted to reunite country so he did and then named it EGYPTUpper Egypt wore tall white crownLower Egypt wore a red crownCombined to two for unificationDied at age 63. His death is a mystery but legend says he was attacked by crocodiles in the Nile River.
5Queen Hatshepsut Rule First female pharaoh of Egypt Ruled from 1479 B.C. – 1457 B.C.Female Pharaoh?She would dress as a manWould wear a wig on her chin as a beardAchievementsOrdered many temples to be repaired due to previous battlePeace and prosperity during her reignIncreased tradeGold and ivoryLeopard skins and other exotic animalsAfter DeathObelisks and temples built in her honorHer name has been removed from every monument by the order a later pharaoh