<ul><li>Around 1720 BC, Egypt was invaded by people called the Hyksos. They had horses and chariots,and easily defeated the Egyptian soldiers who fought on foot. </li></ul>THE EGYPTIAN EMPIRE
. <ul><li>Those are the Egypt pyramids. </li></ul><ul><li>The names of those pyramids are:Keops,Kefrén and Micerino. </li></ul>PYRAMIDS
<ul><li>Egyptian houses were built of bricks made from a mixture of mud and straw. The bricks were shaped in a wooden frame and were then left to dry in the sun. Most houses only had one or two rooms,but rich people lived in large,luxurious villas. </li></ul>LIFE AT HOME
Rich Egyptians often gave large parties with lots of food and drink. Guests were entertained by musicians, singers, dancers, jugglers and acrobats. PARTIES
The Egyptian had several types of games. Children played with balls,spinning tops,dolls and animals made from wood or pottery. GAMES
<ul><li>The most popular sports were hunting and fishing. Noblemen hunted water birds and river animals, such as hippos and crocodiles. </li></ul>SPORTS
<ul><li>The Egyptians had many different gods and goddesses. Most of them were linked with a special animal or bird, and they were often shown in paintings and carvings with the head of that animal or bird. This made them easy to recognize. </li></ul>PHARAOHS
<ul><li>Ra, the sun god, was sometimes shown with a hawk´s head. </li></ul>RA
<ul><ul><li>Horus,the son of Isis and Osiris,was god of the sky.He had a Falcon´s head. </li></ul></ul>HORUS
<ul><li>Anubis, god of the dead, had a jackal´s head. </li></ul>ANUBIS
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