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A View of Egypt by Satellite The Fertile Nile Valley.

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3 A View of Egypt by Satellite

4 The Fertile Nile Valley

5 The Annual Flooding of the Nile Sirius, the Dog Star

6 Nile Irrigation-the Shaduf

7 Ancient Egyptian History PeriodsTime Frame Nile Culture Begins3900 B. C. E. Archaic3100 – 2650 B. C. E. Old Kingdom2650 – 2134 B. C. E. Middle Kingdom2040 – 1640 B. C. E. New Kingdom1550 – 1070 B. C. E. Late Period750 – 332 B. C. E. Greek Ptolemaic Era332 – 30 B. C. E. Roman Period30 B. C. E. – 395 C. E.

8 Menes: Unifier of Upper & Lower Egypt c 3050 BCE?

9 Ancient Egyptian Housing Middle Class Homes Peasant Homes

10 Scenes of Ancient Egyptian Daily Life

11 Making Ancient Egyptian Beer

12 Making Ancient Egyptian Wine

13 An Egyptian Woman’s “Must-Haves” Perfume Whigs Mirror

14 Egyptian Social Hierarchy

15 Some Famous Egyptian Pharaohs Thutmose III B. C. E. Ramses II B. C. E. Tutankhamon B. C. E.

16 Egyptian Nobility

17 Egyptian Priestly Class

18 Egyptian Scribe

19 Papyrus  Paper Papyrus Plant Hieratic Scroll Piece

20 Egyptian Math & Draftsmenship ,000100,0001,000,000 What number is this?

21 Champollion & the Rosetta Stone Napoleon conquest in the early 1800s (France)

22 Hieroglyphic “Cartouche”

23 Hieroglyphics “Alphabet” 24 “letters” phonetic symbols

24 Egyptian Creation Myth The Goddess Nut

25 Egyptian Gods & Goddesses: “The Sacred ‘Trinity’” Osiris Isis Horus

26 Preparations for the Underworld Priests protected your KA, or soul-spirit ANUBIS weighs the dead person’s heart against a feather.

27 Materials Used in Mummification 1. Linen 6. Natron 2. Sawdust 7. Onion 3. Lichen 8. Nile Mud 4. Beeswax 9. Linen Pads 5. Resin 10. Frankinsense

28 Preparation for the Afterlife

29 Egyptian Mummies Seti I B. C. E. Queen Tiye, wife of Amenhotep II B. C. E. Ramses II B. C. E.

30 Journey to the Underworld A boat for the journey is provided for a dead pharaoh in his tomb. The dead travel on the “Solar Bark.”

31 Egyptian Book of the Dead

32 The Final Judgement Anubis Horus Osiris

33 Shabtis: The Pharaoh’s Servants in the Afterlife

34 Stepped Pyramid at Saqqara

35 “Bent” Pyramid of King Sneferu

36 Giza Pyramid Complex

37 Plan of the Great Pyramid of Khufu

38 The Valley of the Kings

39 Archaeologist, Howard Carter (1922)

40 Entrance to King “Tut’s” Tomb

41 King Tutankhamon’s Death Mask BC E

42 King Tutankhamon

43 King Tutankhamun’s Tomb

44 Treasures From Tut’s Tomb

45 The Valley of the Queens Temple of Queen Hatshepsut B. C. E.

46 Ankhenaton: First Monotheist? B. C. E.

47 The Ankh – The “Cross” of Life

48 Queen Nefertiti

49 Abu Simbel: Monument to Ramses II B. C. E.

50 Who Are These Strange People?

51 Routes of the “Sea Peoples” The end of the Bronze Age!


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