King Tut and the Great Pharaohs of Egypt Field Trip TIME!!! (Watch the…
King Tut and the Great Pharaohs of Egypt Field Trip TIME!!!
What is a Necropolis? Why are the Pyramids referred to that way?
List two purposes of the pyramids.
1 they buried dead rulers there
When did construction begin on the pyramids?
It started 4,500 years ago
What materials were used in building the pyramids?
Limestone, granite, basalt, and mud
How many years did it take to build them?
It took 20 years to build them
How many blocks were used building the pyramids?
2,300,000 Blocks were used
Giza is located just outside what Ancient City?
It is outside the city of Memphis
Who is Howard Carter(google)
Discovered King Tut's body
He sketched ancient artifacts
Was a British Archaeologist
Watch the Virtual Tour of the Great Pyramids. On your Coggle, describe 10 interesting things you saw.
The well shaft was most likely for getting into the pyramid after earthquakes
They put the casket in the "abyss"
There is a passage that goes hundreds of feet down
The passage was built at a 26 degree angle
the angle was pointed at the alpha star Draconis
There was a grand gallery
Granite barriers blocked passageways, each weighed about 15 tons
They watched the moon from the Grand Gallery, where they would make calanders
It was build very mathematically
The passage ways were too narrow, so they dropped the coffin from above
Objectives (this lesson)
Egyptians believed the dead enjoyed such materials in the afterlife such as King Tut's tomb actually having board games in it.
Dead, materials, afterlife
While King Tut is the most well known of the Pharaohs, Ramses II was the greatest pharaoh of ancient Egypt.
Ramses II greatest pharaoh
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.
Tut buried near Lexor
The Great Sphinx guards the Great Pyramid and is a human head on a lion's body.
Spinx, human head, lion
The Great Sphinx and Stonehenge are similar due to both being megaliths and it is one of the largest stone sculptures in the world.
Sphinx and Stonehenge megaliths
Examine Ramses II and list his top 5 accomplishments on your coggle.
He had two wives, but Nefertari was the one who would rule aside him
At age 22, he was leading battles by himself
He was a great builder
He became the king of Egypt in 1279 BC
He died when he was 90
He was known for being the best king
Play the Mummy Maker Game and record your findings. As you play the game, what did you get correct....what did you miss?
The heart was kept inside of the body
Bodies were preserved with salt
Organs were kept preserved
They put resin on the body to keep it in tact
I missed none
Darius I was a great ruler that united his country into a major empire.
Darius great ruler
Darius I was defeated at the Battle of Marathon by the Athenian Army.
Darius Defeated at Marathon
Darius I is an important figure in a biblical story.
Darius I biblical story
The political order of Egypt around 3200 BC was based on wealthy farmers who emerged as leaders.
Wealthy farmers were leaders
The factor contributed most to the growth of trade in the New Kingdom on Egypt's conquest of distant lands.
Growth trade New Kingdom
Memphis was the capital of Egypt from 2950 BC to 2180 BC. Some historians estimate that, during its peak, Memphis was the largest city in the world.
Memphis capital of egypt