Ancient Egypt

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Ancient Egypt

  1. 1. ANCIENT EGYPT WELL DONE! Primary 6 Unkina LHI
  2. 2. <ul><li>Egyptian civilization developed around the Nile valley. </li></ul><ul><li>The Nile is one of the biggest river in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Egypt bodered Lybia to the west, Sudan to the South and Gaza Strip and Israel to the East. </li></ul>Location
  3. 3. <ul><li>Animals were very important in ancient Egypt,especially cats.They believed that cats had magic powers to protect their homes and children from danger. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Egyptian also believed in the afterlife . They prepared for the afterlife by filling their tombs with small and large statues of friends and family and with other things. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The Egyptian liked fashion and wore wigs in parties and ceremonies.Noble men shaved their heads. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Egyptians wore gold amulets, bracelets and other ornaments. Poor people also wore then but made of capper or wood. And most clothes were made of linen. </li></ul><ul><li>Egyptian used no shoes, sometimes wore sandals. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The pyramids were funerary monuments and the first to be built was that of Zoser. The Pyramids of Giza are the most famous and one of the wonders of the world. </li></ul><ul><li>The pyramids were built without machines. The men who built them were not slaves . </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>TEMPLES: </li></ul><ul><li>Temples were also constructed and some of them were huge. </li></ul><ul><li>THE GREAT SPHINX OF GIZA: </li></ul><ul><li>The body of a lion with the head of a king or god, the sphinx has come to symbolize strength and wisdom. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Egyptian doctors were very much respected and usually passed their knowledge from father to son. </li></ul><ul><li>Egyptian doctors understood quite a lot about the body. They knew that the heart pumps blood to the body and knew the nervous system. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>They prepared drugs to cure. To the Egyptians, illnesses were caused by evil spirits entering the body. </li></ul>Medicine and magic 2
  11. 11. <ul><li>The egyptians loved having fun.We know that because in their tombs we have found lots of paintings of party scenes </li></ul>& FUN
  12. 12. <ul><li>Rich people had grand parties with lots of food and drink served by servants. </li></ul>
  13. 13. HIEROGLYPHS 1 <ul><li>Ancient Egyptian writing uses more than 2.000 hieroglyphs characters. </li></ul><ul><li>In English there are 26 characters. </li></ul>
  14. 14. HIEROGLYPHS 2 <ul><li>The Ancient Egyptian language is one of the oldest language of the world. </li></ul><ul><li>The Rosetta Stone was written in three languages: hieroglyphics, Egyptian demotic script and Greek. </li></ul>
  15. 15. ...or not yet?

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