Egypt presentation 4th grade

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  • Egypt presentation 4th grade

    1. 1. Ancient Egypt
    2. 2. Fast Facts about EgyptWithout the Nile River, Egypt would be all desert with no civilization.Ancient Egyptians believed in many gods and goddesses in hopes ofharmony and peace.Pyramids were built as tombs for Pharaohs and their Queens.A sarcophagus was used as a coffin for mummified pharaohs. Thesarcophagus was placed inside the tomb of a pyramid. Pyramids come inmany shapes and sizes-there are over 80 that have been found!Ancient Egyptians believed it was important to record and communicateinformation. They invented written scripts! The most famous of allscripts is hieroglyphic.
    3. 3. Hieroglyphics
    4. 4. An actual sample thatreflects temple workerssalaries or wages.Painted on a claytablet.
    5. 5. The Great SphinxThis sphinx was carvedout of rock, but canyou see the stonesthat are laid aroundthe sphinx forsupport? Why do youthink Egyptians didthis?
    6. 6. Inside the Pyramids inside a chamber of arecently found tomb. Under this mound of rock and debris is a sarcophagus
    7. 7. chamber of a tomb
    8. 8. notice how long thechamber corridor is...
    9. 9. The Sarcophagus
    10. 10. made of wood, stoneand goldpainted and decoratedwith images and storiesabout the personusually placed in awooden box and thenburied or placed intomb.
    11. 11. King Tut
    12. 12. Modern day Egypt
    13. 13. Market in Cairo, Egypt
    14. 14. Camel Racing
    15. 15. Camel riding for tourists
    16. 16. watch this!

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