ANCIENT EGYPT

Use the links below to answer the questions about Ancient Egypt


History of the Pyramids (interactive)

The Egyptians were one of the first civilizations in the world along with the Mesopotamians, Indians and Chinese.

Ancient Egypt has endured the test of time by leaving amazing archaeological sites that teach us about their advanced civilization.


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Use the links to answer the questions below:


Egypt Link 1

1. What was the "Black Land" and why was it important?


2. What was the "Red Land" and how it helped the Egyptians?

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Egypt Link 2

3. Daily life in ancient Egypt revolved around what physical feature?

4. What type of occupations were available?


Egypt Link 3

5. Who was "Pharaoh"?

6. Describe some of the power and responsibility of a Pharaoh.

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Egypt Link 4

7. What are the Pyramids?

8. How many Pyramids were built?

9. Where are the three largest Pyramids located?

10. How big is the great Pyramid?

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Giza

Egypt Link 5

11. Why was writing important?

12. What were "Hieroglyphics" and what did they preserve?

13. Why was the Rosetta Stone important?


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14. How were "natural mummies" created?

15. Why did the Egyptians have to develop a new mummification process?

16. Why were Egyptians mummified?


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Mummification
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click the link above and select "EMBALMING" to answer the following questions:

17. What is an "Ibu"?

18. What happens to the brain?

19. How long before the body is washed?

20. What happens to the internal organs?


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click the link above and select "WRAPPING" to answer the following questions:

21. What is wrapped first?

22. What are "amulets"?

23. What purpose do spells serve?

24. What is the "Field of Reeds"?


FINAL OBSERVATIONS
-After viewing the links provided and answering the questions:

Why do you believe it is important to study Ancient Egypt?