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Stages of DevelopmentBadarian        Naqada I       Naqada II     Naqada III    Early        OldCulture         • (Amratia...
Naqada I (Amratian Culture)Red pottery with shiny blacktops or geometric designsBurials for commonersmuch the same as Bada...
Naqada III (Proto Dynastic)      King Narmer (Menes)Dynasty 1Ca. 3,100 BCSometimes referred toas King CatfishCredited with...
Early Dynastic             Khasekhemwy2nd DynastyCa. 2,686 BCLast Pharaoh buried in AbydosHuge tombLargest mud-brick struc...
Old KingdomThe Pharaoh Personification of Horus, son of Osiris Also identified with Osiris, god of the dead Duties include...
Mythology of IsisSister/wife of Osiris; Mother ofHorusGreatest goddess of Egyptthroughout its long historyOsiris Myth:  Os...
Giza                                        Memphis                                        Saqqara                        ...
Pre dynastic egypt -abridged
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Pre dynastic egypt -abridged

  1. 1. Stages of DevelopmentBadarian Naqada I Naqada II Naqada III Early OldCulture • (Amratian) • (Gerzean) • (Proto- Dynastic Kingdom• Ca. 5,500 – • 3,800 – • 3,500 – Dynastic) • 2,950 – • 2,575 – 3,800 BC 3,500 BC 3,200 BC • 3,200 – 2,575 BC 2,150 BC 2,950 BC Click For Map 
  2. 2. Naqada I (Amratian Culture)Red pottery with shiny blacktops or geometric designsBurials for commonersmuch the same as Badarianera – grave goods include Pottery, jewelry, slate palettes (for preparing eye makeup) food, weapons Female fertility figurines and bearded male figures Click For Map 
  3. 3. Naqada III (Proto Dynastic) King Narmer (Menes)Dynasty 1Ca. 3,100 BCSometimes referred toas King CatfishCredited with unifyingUpper & Lower Egypt But Egypt was unified slowly over generations of kings … he just put the last piece in place Narmer Palette Click For Map 
  4. 4. Early Dynastic Khasekhemwy2nd DynastyCa. 2,686 BCLast Pharaoh buried in AbydosHuge tombLargest mud-brick structure inthe world (230’ long X 56’ wide) Divided into 58 rooms + TempleIntentional mummification Click For Map 
  5. 5. Old KingdomThe Pharaoh Personification of Horus, son of Osiris Also identified with Osiris, god of the dead Duties include: Mediating between gods & people Guaranteeing change of seasons Guaranteeing annual floods Guaranteeing safety from natural disasters and enemies Joins the gods after death Click For Map 
  6. 6. Mythology of IsisSister/wife of Osiris; Mother ofHorusGreatest goddess of Egyptthroughout its long historyOsiris Myth: Osiris murdered by brother Set who tore the body into 14 pieces and scattered the parts Isis searched for and found the pieces; through magic she reanimated Osiris in order to conceive Horus Click For Map 
  7. 7. Giza Memphis Saqqara Dahshur Meidum Amarna Abydos Naqada Jebel Tjauti Thebes Hierakonpolis© 2010 Purple Penguin Presentations Click To Return 

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