Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Ancient egypt project notes details

555 views

Published on

This belongs to Tristan. All notes were cited on page 2.

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Ancient egypt project notes details

  1. 1. 9C Tristan Naraine 10/28/10 Advanced Cities Aspect Notes of Ancient Egypt British Museum Ÿ A. Egypt has fertile land, enriched soil. Ÿ Built homes with mud brick within their villages; and had houses. Ÿ Structure- Red Land: the Barren Desert with surplus of sand, sand dunes, mountains, and cliffs. The Beru people lived here. Ÿ Desert protects Egypt from outsiders and invaders. Ÿ The desert is also the location of the pits and tombs in which mummies were contained. Ÿ Structure- A. Egypt had plantation land & the Nile River which permitted fulfillment of tasks and accessibility to food and water. Ÿ Mines were nearby the Red Sea Ÿ Temples contained statues and were made of stone because it was believed to be sturdy. Ÿ An example of a village: The Village of Beit-el- Wali. The ancient temple was located near this village. Ÿ Structure: Temple walls were carved and made of plastered moulds. Ÿ Pyramids contained tombs. An example of a pyramid: The Great Pyramid of Khufu Ÿ Temple Festivals were held, temple workshops and palace workshops were part of the ancient structure and culture. Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Ÿ Roads were instituted for city structure & tall, wide, and large buildings were built. Ÿ Papyrus Plants were grown along the banks of the Nile River. Ÿ Wall of the Crow: division between the land of the living people versus the land of the dead people. Washington State University: Ancient Egyptian History and Peoples- The Valley of the Nile Ÿ Structure: Lakes were proved to be found in Ancient Egypt. Ÿ Various Types of Lakes: the Blue Nile (The Nile River), Victoria, and Atbara. The Nile was connected to the Nile River Valley. Ÿ The Nile River Valley was furthermore connected into the Nile Delta. Ÿ Some instances of Pyramids: The Bent Pyramid, The Great Pyramid, and The Meidum Pyramid Museum of Fine Art Boston Ÿ The Sphinx bedrock-created monument of Giza which is estimated to be created and built around the Fourth Dynasty. The Fourth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt was a duration in which an abundant amount of structures and monuments were built. Ÿ Important places and cities: Giza is located in lower division of Egypt but this division is found in Northern Egypt. Ÿ Thebes is a main city in the central division of Egypt in which is found in the center of Egypt.
  2. 2. Ÿ The Southern division of Egypt is called the Southern Egypt and this division contains the Nubia Desert. Works Cited: The British Museum Ÿ http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/geography/home.html Ÿ http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/geography/story/main.html Ÿ http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/mummies/home.html Ÿ http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/pharaoh/explore/main.html Ÿ http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/time/story/main.html Ÿ http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/trade/home.html Public Broadcasting Service Ÿ http://www.pbs.org/empires/egypt/newkingdom/architecture.html Ÿ http://www.pbs.org/empires/egypt/newkingdom/index.html Ÿ http://www.pbs.org/empires/egypt/ Washington State University Ancient Egypt Ÿ http://www.wsu.edu/~dee/EGYPT/HISTORY.HTM Ÿ http://www.wsu.edu/~dee/EGYPT/GALLERY.HTM Museum of Fine Art Boston http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/egyptians/pyramid_builders_01.shtml

×