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Ancient egypt

  1. 2. <ul><li>Geography is the study of the earths physical and culture features </li></ul><ul><li>Egypt is located: at the north east of the African continent. </li></ul><ul><li>Near rivers: Libyan, Nubian, and eastern desert. </li></ul><ul><li>Lasted through 2700-2200 BCE. </li></ul><ul><li>There was a upper and lower Egyp t </li></ul><ul><li>The Nile river is very important to Egypt </li></ul>
  2. 3. Old Kingdom Middle Kingdom New Kingdom 2700-2200BCE. 2050-1750BC. 1550-1050BC. The most famous pharaoh of the Old kingdom was Khufu <ul><li>In the Old kingdom (2686-2160 BC), the Egyptians built the Pyramids as tombs for their pharaohs. </li></ul>First stone pyramid was built (3 rd Dynasty) Hatshepsut became pharaoh ( 18 th Dynasty Around 2300 BC pyramid building stopped 12 dynasties
  3. 4. <ul><li>The Old kingdom was a period in Egyptian history that lasted for about 500 years, from about 2700-2200 BC. </li></ul><ul><li>The Old Kingdom is famous for the large number of pyramids, which were constructed at this time as the burial places of Pharaohs </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>The Middle Kingdom, was a period of order and stability which lasted to about 1750 BC. </li></ul><ul><li>It has 12 dynasties </li></ul><ul><li>In this time the pharaohs could not keep up with building and maintaining pyramids </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Ahomose’s rise to power marked the beginning of Egypt’s 18 th dynasty. </li></ul><ul><li>The New Kingdom, lasted from about 1550 to 1050 BC </li></ul><ul><li>The great Pharaohs included Queen Hatshepsut (the famous female Pharaoh), Akhenaten, Tutankhamun, Tuthmose and Ramses II </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Ramses the Great </li></ul><ul><li>He lived in the years of the late 1300s and early 1200s BC </li></ul><ul><li>As a pharaoh, Ramses lived in a city he built on the Nile Delta. The city’s name, Pi-Ramses, means the “house of Ramses.” </li></ul><ul><li>Ramses was trained as a ruler and a fighter. </li></ul><ul><li>He had created an army captain at age 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Ramses began military campaigns even before he became a pharaoh. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Queen Hatshepsut </li></ul><ul><li>Ruled 1503-1482 BC </li></ul><ul><li>Married to the pharaoh Thutmose 2 nd , her half brother. </li></ul><ul><li>Many people did not think women should rule, so she would dress up as a man and called herself king. </li></ul><ul><li>After she died, her stepson took over and vandalized all the monuments she had built. </li></ul><ul><li>She was born in the 18 th dynasty </li></ul><ul><li>This was started by Tuthmose II and later finished by Queen Hatshepsut. </li></ul>

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