Ancient Egypt By Kaelyn Stricker
Pharaoh Khufu <ul><li>The pharaoh Khufu ruled from about 2551 to 2528 B.C.E.,during the Old Kingdom period.Today he is bes...
The Great Pyramid <ul><li>Building the Great Pyramid was an amazing thing.No one knows exactly how the Egyptians did it.Th...
Life in Egypt’s Social Classes <ul><li>Egypt’s social life was sometimes harsh.People usually were in  the same social cla...
Pharaohs <ul><li>Pharaohs increased trade and built gigantic monuments.As in Mesopotamia,religion played a central role in...
Government Officials <ul><li>Government officials belonged to the highest class on Egypt’s social pyramid,after the pharao...
Priests <ul><li>Like government officials,priests were powerful and highly respected in Egyptian society.A large network o...
Scribes <ul><li>Scribes were one level below priests in the social pyramid.Scribes wee Egypt’s official writers and record...
My Name in Hieroglyphs!!:) <ul><li>Pretty Cool!:) </li></ul>
Artisans <ul><li>Below the scribes in the social pyramid was the Artisans.Egypt’s artisans were highly skilled laborers wh...
Peasants <ul><li>Peasants made up the lowest and largest level in the social pyramid.They were generally considered the un...
Pictures From Google Images <ul><li>Thank You Google!!!!!!!!:):):):):):):):) </li></ul>
THE END I hope you like my report on Ancient Egypt!
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  1. 1. Ancient Egypt By Kaelyn Stricker
  2. 2. Pharaoh Khufu <ul><li>The pharaoh Khufu ruled from about 2551 to 2528 B.C.E.,during the Old Kingdom period.Today he is best known as the builder of a famous pyramid. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Great Pyramid <ul><li>Building the Great Pyramid was an amazing thing.No one knows exactly how the Egyptians did it.The pyramid took more than 20 years to finish.Khufu had full control of the building project.He organized and fed thousands of workers.The finished pyramid was a important place to Egyptian engineering. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Life in Egypt’s Social Classes <ul><li>Egypt’s social life was sometimes harsh.People usually were in the same social class as their parents.Most people had little chance to move to a higher class.People in different classes had some things in common,but in other ways there lives were quite different. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Pharaohs <ul><li>Pharaohs increased trade and built gigantic monuments.As in Mesopotamia,religion played a central role in Egypt’s social and political order.The pharaohs were believed to be gods.They owned all the land and were responsible for the people’s well being. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Government Officials <ul><li>Government officials belonged to the highest class on Egypt’s social pyramid,after the pharaoh.Their job was to assist the pharaoh on his or her role as supreme ruler of Egypt. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Priests <ul><li>Like government officials,priests were powerful and highly respected in Egyptian society.A large network of priests served under the pharaoh.They were considered the highest ranked priest of all. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Scribes <ul><li>Scribes were one level below priests in the social pyramid.Scribes wee Egypt’s official writers and record keepers.They were highly respected and well paid. </li></ul>
  9. 9. My Name in Hieroglyphs!!:) <ul><li>Pretty Cool!:) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Artisans <ul><li>Below the scribes in the social pyramid was the Artisans.Egypt’s artisans were highly skilled laborers who created some of the most beautiful art objects in the ancient world.Yet unlike scribes they rarely got the appreciation they deserved.only a few who became master craftsman were sometimes honored for their work. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Peasants <ul><li>Peasants made up the lowest and largest level in the social pyramid.They were generally considered the unskilled laborers.Yet Egyptian society depended on their hard work.Peasants grew the crops that supplied everyone with food.When they weren’t busy working the fields,they helped build monuments like the pyramids. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Pictures From Google Images <ul><li>Thank You Google!!!!!!!!:):):):):):):):) </li></ul>
  13. 13. THE END I hope you like my report on Ancient Egypt!

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