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  • 1. Ancient Egypt Video Lesson I Only in Tumanities
  • 2. Ancient Egypt
  • 3. Introduction
    • Ancient Egyptian civilization officially dates back to 2920 BC when King __________ united Upper and Lower Egypt.
    • However, farmers had developed agriculture in Egypt’s rich _____________ and _____________ thousands of years earlier.
    Menes Nile Valley River delta
  • 4.
    • Continuing through Egypt’s three great historical periods — the ______, __________, and _______ Kingdoms — ancient Egyptian civilization lasted for almost _________ years.
    old middle new 3000
  • 5.
    • Exhibiting the world’s largest monuments — the great pyramids of ________ — and spectacular monumental sculptures like the Great ________, the land along the Nile River has been compared to an extensive outdoor museum .
    Giza Sphinx
  • 6.
    • Advanced astronomers, mathematicians, architects, farmers and artists, the ancient Egyptians developed a culture that exhibited a joy of life and a fascination with the world beyond ___________.
  • 7. Vocabulary
  • 8. Civilization
    • A society that has a high level of culture in government , religion, technology, art and science.
  • 9. Scarab
    • A beetle, or an ornament representing a beetle.
  • 10. Pharaoh
    • A ruler of ancient Egypt worshiped as god.
  • 11. Pyramid
    • A stone structure with a square base and four triangular sides built as a tomb in ancient Egypt.
  • 12. Sarcophagus
    • A stone coffin.
  • 13. Mummification
    • The process of preserving a body for burial.
  • 14. Mastaba
    • A flat structure used as a tomb by a pharaoh; it was the precursor to the pyramid.
  • 15. Hatshepsut
    • The name of one of the few women to rule Egypt as pharaoh.
  • 16. Irrigation
    • A system for watering land.
  • 17. Papyrus
    • Paper made from reeds that grow along the Nile River.
  • 18. Hieroglyphs
    • Picture symbols in the Egyptian writing system.
  • 19. Rosetta Stone
    • Discovered in Rosetta, Egypt , a stone inscribed in three languages, which helped decode hieroglyphic writing.
  • 20. Timeline The Old Kingdom The Middle Kingdom The New Kingdom 2575 – 2134 BC 2040 – 1640 BC 1550 – 1070 BC
  • 21. Preparing for Afterlife
    • Many artifacts were found in King Tut’s tomb to ensure he has a comfortable journey in the afterlife.
    • What items would you place in your burial chamber for the long journey. Share with your partner. Draw a picture of your burial chamber, and label each item. Be prepared to share why you want the items there.
  • 22. Post-video Activities
  • 23. Choose one of the activities below: Work with a partner
    • Make an advertisement for Ancient Egyptian Cotton
      • For example: Great for wrapping mummies
      • Last 500000 years, etc
    • Draw a tomb for yourself or your family.. label the different objects you want to leave in your tomb