Egypt Unit

GIFTED AND TALENTED

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EGYPTIAN PHARAOHS

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Menes
United the upper and lower kingdoms

Djoser
Zoser
Founder of 3rd Dynasty Old Kingdom
Responsible for Step Pyramid; built by Imhotep
Wise ruler who cared for his people

Ramses II
Pharaoh from Bible story of Moses and Jewish Exodus

Thutmose II
boy king; deposed by Hatshepsut

Hatshepsut
Became pharaoh while Thutmose III was still alive
Woman pharaoh; trading interest
Peaceful and prosperous reign
Died 1457 B.C., Name erased from monuments

Thutmose III
Pharaoh after Hatshepsut died.
Erased all traces of Hatshepsut
warrior-Pharaoh conquered Syria and Palestine

Amenhotep IV
New religion with god Aton, changed name Akhenaton

Tutankhamen
Boy king 9 years old; ruled 9 years
Famous for his tomb in Luxor

EGYPTIAN GODS

Hapi the river god

Re the sun god

Osiris god of harvest and eternal life presides over court that determines the fate of kings

Maat truth and justice

Isis power of love to overcome death

Anubis presided over embalming of dead kings

 THE GODS OF EGYPT
Videos
:
The Gods of Egypt Part 1  8:37
The Gods of Egypt Part 2  7:34
 Ancient Egyptian Religion and Myths  4:58


Reading:
 Religion in Ancient Egypt

Resources
List of Gods
God and Goddesses Wordsearch
 Activities 10 and 11 from Mysteries of Egypt
 Use The Egyptian Pantheon  to complete activities 12, 13, 14. in Mysteries of Egypt


ADDTIONAL RESOURCES

The Nile- Facts
Longest river in the world

Runs right through Egypt
Farm along the banks
Annual Flood

 Characteristics of a Civilization Page 10
 Daily Life in Ancient Egypt
 Daily Life
 Narmer's Palette Page 11 
 Men's Work Page 37  
 Women's Work and Leisure Page 38
 Neferchichi's Tomb neat web site
 Ancient Egypt Online Covers many aspects of ancient Egypt