PeopleCommunities were made up of:•Hunters and fishermen•Soldiers•Slaves•Priests•Scribes•Artists and craftsmen Fishing Scene•Farmers and herdsmen Tomb of Kenamun About 1430 BC
PeopleArtists, craftsmen and scribes werehonored and admired.•Scribe.Scribes wrote on papyrus.•Papyrus Seated Scribe Painted Limestone About 2500 BC
People•Pharaoh. Tutankhamun Sarcophagus About 1340 BC
Great Pylon of the Horus Temple Architecture•Located: west side of Nile River•237-57 BCE•Two large geometric“mountains”•Statues and carvings•Floor was painted to depict ariver•Ceiling – sun rays and stars•Horus and Hathor
ArchitectureThe greatest architecturalachievements of the AncientEgyptians were the pyramids.
Architecture “Step Pyramid”.
Architecture•The three “great pyramids”are located at Giza.
ArchitectureThey are guarded by theGreat Sphinx.
ArchitectureThe ancient Egyptians alsobuilt beautiful temples.
ArchitectureKarnak temple - was knownas Ipet-isut .It covers about 200 acres1.5km by 0.8km
Mummies The pyramids and tombs contained the mummified remains of the pharaohs.
MummiesTomb of Tutankhamun
Sculpture Painted relief sculpture lined the walls of pyramids. This is called a stele.
SculptureArtists used materials found in theNile river valley