King Tut and the Great Pharaohs of Egypt (Rames II and his 5…
King Tut and the Great Pharaohs of Egypt
1. Giza is located just outside what Ancient City?
Giza is located outside of Memphis, Egypt
2. How many blocks were used building the pyramids?
2,300,000 blocks were used to build the pyramids.
3. How many years did it take to build them?
They took 20 years to build
4. When did construction begin on the pyramids?
Construction began about 4,500 years ago
5. What is a Necropolis? Why are the Pyramids referred to that way?
Necropolis is one of the most famous archaeological sights in history
6. List two purposes of the pyramids.
Pyramids were used as burials for important people and these pyramids were built to show a legacy for the dead peoples power.
7. What materials were used in building the pyramids?
They were built with limestone, granite,mortar, basalt, and mud.
The Great Sphinx and Stonehenge are similar due to both being megaliths and it is one of the largest stone sculptures in the world.
The Great Sphinx guards the Great Pyramid and is a human head on a lion's body.
King Tut's tomb is in the Valley of the Kings near Luxor, Egypt. This was where the Pharaohs and powerful nobles were buried for around 500 years during the history of Ancient Egypt.
While King Tut is the most well known of the Pharaohs, Ramses II was the greatest pharaoh of ancient Egypt.
Egyptians believed the dead enjoyed such materials in the afterlife such as King Tut's tomb actually having board games in it.
Rames II and his 5 accomplishments
He won the Battle of Kadesh
He was a great builder and built many structures
By the age of 22 he was leading battles
Many people think he was a part in the bible
He was the pharaoh at the age of 15
Play the Mummy Maker Game and record your findings. As you play the game, what did you get correct....what did you miss?
A mistake I made is taking out the heart instead of leaving it in because Ramses needed it to get to the afterlife. I learned that they leave the body out in salt for 40 days so the blood could dry out. They also took all of the organs out including the brain but they left the heart in.
1. Who is Howard Carter
Howard Carter is the person who found King Tut's tomb still in tact.
Watch the Virtual Tour of the Great Pyramids. On your Coggle, describe 10 interesting things you saw.
In the pyramid they tried to make everything symmetrical and perfect.
Robbers would come and take the money from the tombs.
They used ropes to drop down heavy slabs
The Great Pyramid is the only pyramid built with a Gallery
There was places for priests to study the stars from the Gallery
The Great Pyramid was more than a tomb
There was 15 ton granite plugs so people couldn't go to the pyramid
The descending passageway goes hundred of feet and descends at a 26 degree angle
There is a bottomless pit and a deep abyss
There are different ways to get in and out of the pyramids after they were built
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King Tut Movie
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