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1 The Egyptian Pyramids By Olivia Pandolfi

2 Introduction 7 wonder of world Sphinx Pyramids

3 Mummification Internal organs and brain removed Covered in preserving salt for 70 days Wrapped in linen cloth and put in a coffin You can’t go to afterlife without mouth/jaw Afterlife beliefs-hieroglyphics

4 Creation of pyramids Made out of granite Perfect geometry on slants Slaves made them serving a very demanding Pharaoh-Pharaoh Khufu The great Pyramid was built for Khufu

5 Contents of Coffins Clothing-Valuable Food Treasure, money Pets Script-map of afterworld

6 Timeline 5000 B.C.- immigrants came from Palestine, Syria, Libya, and Nubia 4200 B.C.- traders came from Iraq the pyramids were made 2500 B.C.- The great pyramid was made for Pharaoh Khufu

7 The Sphinx It is a lion with man’s head Mark Lehner went for 13 years for school He thought there were files under Sphinx’s paws

8 Reasons for pyramids The pyramid is a shape of power, importance and knowledge They only buried pharaohs in Pyramids

9 King Tut’s Tomb Discovery Carter and Carnarvon discovered it In tomb- wife’s statue with beard Most things in chamber- no use

10 Diagram Workers building Half-finished With only pyramid Wood and rope Millions of slaves carrying things to entrance

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12 Conclusion 7 wonder of world Sphinx Pyramids Mummification Tut’s tomb

13 Bibliography Abels, Harriet S. The Pyramids. Mankato: Crestwood House, Hart, George. Ancient Egypt. 1st ed. London: Alfred a. Knopf, Physical Science: Structures. Discovery Channel School unitedstreaming. 21 December 2006 Reeves, Nicholas. Into the Mummy's Tomb. Toronto: Madison P Books,


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