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
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
Contents of Coffins Clothing-Valuable Food Treasure, money Pets Script-map of afterworld
Timeline 5000 B.C.- immigrants came from Palestine, Syria, Libya, and Nubia 4200 B.C.- traders came from Iraq 3100- the pyramids were made 2500 B.C.- The great pyramid was made for Pharaoh Khufu
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
Reasons for pyramids The pyramid is a shape of power, importance and knowledge They only buried pharaohs in Pyramids
King Tut’s Tomb Discovery Carter and Carnarvon discovered it In tomb- wife’s statue with beard Most things in chamber- no use
Diagram Workers building Half-finished With only pyramid Wood and rope Millions of slaves carrying things to entrance
Conclusion 7 wonder of world Sphinx Pyramids Mummification Tut’s tomb
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