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Week Six
The old kingdom in Egyptwas also called the Age of     the Pyramids.
King Khufu built the great pyramids atGiza. 2700-2200 BC
The Middle Kingdom would have been whenJoseph was Prime Minister during the famine inEgypt. 2050-1800 BC
The Early Kingdom wasduring Amenhotep & KingTut’s reign. 1570-1300 BC
The Golden Age followed the EarlyKingdom. It was from   1300-1090 BC.
Ramses II is also believed to be thePharoah that lived during Moses’ time.
Ramses the great came to the throne at a youngage and served for a time with his father.
He fought a powerful people in Asia called the Hittitesand the Philistines who we read about in the Bible.
Ramses started a greatbuilding called the “GreatHall” whose columns were       78 feet high.
He built many buildings during this time.
The kingdom dwindled   after his reign.
A mummy is a body of a person who has been preserved after death. There is aprocess to embalm the body and protect        ...
Egyptians believed the body had to bepreserved to be okay in the afterlife.
We know that to be absent from the body, you are present with the Lord if you are aChristian. Egyptians did not believe in...
It was almost an art to mummify anEgyptian. The body was washed & purified.
The next step was to remove   the person’s organs.
The organs were individually wrapped with  long strips of linen and placed in jars.
The body cavity was then stuffed with    natron. The brain was removed through the nose using a long hook.
Since the ancient Egyptians thought the brain wasunimportant, it was probably thrown away.
The body was then left to dry out for 40 days with aspecial chemical, then it was prepared for bandaging.
The body was then adorned with Gold,jewels—even the fingers and toes were    covered with special gold caps.
The last layer of bandages went on      & one last coat of resin.
They wrapped the head with a mummy mask.
Once the body was prepared, it was time for thefuneral.                     People were hired to                      cry ...
The Egyptians had many ceremonies for  the dead to be ready for the afterlife.They practiced this for over 3,000 years.
Many mummies were plundered and the   gold was stolen off their bodies.
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Ancient history week 6a

  1. 1. Week Six
  2. 2. The old kingdom in Egyptwas also called the Age of the Pyramids.
  3. 3. King Khufu built the great pyramids atGiza. 2700-2200 BC
  4. 4. The Middle Kingdom would have been whenJoseph was Prime Minister during the famine inEgypt. 2050-1800 BC
  5. 5. The Early Kingdom wasduring Amenhotep & KingTut’s reign. 1570-1300 BC
  6. 6. The Golden Age followed the EarlyKingdom. It was from 1300-1090 BC.
  7. 7. Ramses II is also believed to be thePharoah that lived during Moses’ time.
  8. 8. Ramses the great came to the throne at a youngage and served for a time with his father.
  9. 9. He fought a powerful people in Asia called the Hittitesand the Philistines who we read about in the Bible.
  10. 10. Ramses started a greatbuilding called the “GreatHall” whose columns were 78 feet high.
  11. 11. He built many buildings during this time.
  12. 12. The kingdom dwindled after his reign.
  13. 13. A mummy is a body of a person who has been preserved after death. There is aprocess to embalm the body and protect it from decay.
  14. 14. Egyptians believed the body had to bepreserved to be okay in the afterlife.
  15. 15. We know that to be absent from the body, you are present with the Lord if you are aChristian. Egyptians did not believe in God.
  16. 16. It was almost an art to mummify anEgyptian. The body was washed & purified.
  17. 17. The next step was to remove the person’s organs.
  18. 18. The organs were individually wrapped with long strips of linen and placed in jars.
  19. 19. The body cavity was then stuffed with natron. The brain was removed through the nose using a long hook.
  20. 20. Since the ancient Egyptians thought the brain wasunimportant, it was probably thrown away.
  21. 21. The body was then left to dry out for 40 days with aspecial chemical, then it was prepared for bandaging.
  22. 22. The body was then adorned with Gold,jewels—even the fingers and toes were covered with special gold caps.
  23. 23. The last layer of bandages went on & one last coat of resin.
  24. 24. They wrapped the head with a mummy mask.
  25. 25. Once the body was prepared, it was time for thefuneral. People were hired to cry over the body.
  26. 26. The Egyptians had many ceremonies for the dead to be ready for the afterlife.They practiced this for over 3,000 years.
  27. 27. Many mummies were plundered and the gold was stolen off their bodies.

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