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  • 1.  
  • 2.
    • Geography is the study of the earths physical and culture features
    • Egypt is located: at the north east of the African continent.
    • Near rivers: Libyan, Nubian, and eastern desert.
    • Lasted through 2700-2200 BCE.
    • There was a upper and lower Egyp t
    • The Nile river is very important to Egypt
  • 3. Old Kingdom Middle Kingdom New Kingdom 2700-2200BCE. 2050-1750BC. 1550-1050BC. The most famous pharaoh of the Old kingdom was Khufu
    • In the Old kingdom (2686-2160 BC), the Egyptians built the Pyramids as tombs for their pharaohs.
    First stone pyramid was built (3 rd Dynasty) Hatshepsut became pharaoh ( 18 th Dynasty Around 2300 BC pyramid building stopped 12 dynasties
  • 4.
    • The Old kingdom was a period in Egyptian history that lasted for about 500 years, from about 2700-2200 BC.
    • The Old Kingdom is famous for the large number of pyramids, which were constructed at this time as the burial places of Pharaohs
  • 5.
    • The Middle Kingdom, was a period of order and stability which lasted to about 1750 BC.
    • It has 12 dynasties
    • In this time the pharaohs could not keep up with building and maintaining pyramids
  • 6.
    • Ahomose’s rise to power marked the beginning of Egypt’s 18 th dynasty.
    • The New Kingdom, lasted from about 1550 to 1050 BC
    • The great Pharaohs included Queen Hatshepsut (the famous female Pharaoh), Akhenaten, Tutankhamun, Tuthmose and Ramses II
  • 7.
    • Ramses the Great
    • He lived in the years of the late 1300s and early 1200s BC
    • As a pharaoh, Ramses lived in a city he built on the Nile Delta. The city’s name, Pi-Ramses, means the “house of Ramses.”
    • Ramses was trained as a ruler and a fighter.
    • He had created an army captain at age 10
    • Ramses began military campaigns even before he became a pharaoh.
  • 8.
    • Queen Hatshepsut
    • Ruled 1503-1482 BC
    • Married to the pharaoh Thutmose 2 nd , her half brother.
    • Many people did not think women should rule, so she would dress up as a man and called herself king.
    • After she died, her stepson took over and vandalized all the monuments she had built.
    • She was born in the 18 th dynasty
    • This was started by Tuthmose II and later finished by Queen Hatshepsut.