King Tut and the Great Pharaohs of Egypt-Field Trip TIME!!! (Watch the…
King Tut and the Great Pharaohs of Egypt-Field Trip TIME!!!
Giza is located just outside what Ancient City?
How many blocks were used building the pyramids?
How many years did it take to build them?
When did construction begin on the pyramids?
What is a Necropolis? Why are the Pyramids referred to that way?
A Necropolis is a large tomb to an ancient city which perfectly correlates with what pyramids are housing dead rulers from their time
List two purposes of the pyramids.
Pyramids are used as burial tombs for the great leaders of the Egyptians empire, they are used as a reminder to all of the great leaders that have looked over their empire at one point or time
What materials were used in building the pyramids?
To build the pyramids, they used low grade limestone and pink granite was mostly used for the inner walls of the pyramid
Who is Howard Carter? Google
Howard Carter was an archaeologist and Egyptology who is most known for finding the intact tomb of Tutankhamen
Watch the Virtual Tour of the Great Pyramids
The 26 degree angle passageway was pointed directly at the star alpha Draconis which is also known as the Dragon Star in 2137 BC
There granite like plugs that were used to keep people from going upward into the ascending passageway
There is a well shaft on the way through the passage that is used to get into the pyramid after a great earthquake where the high end people can make sure of no damage
There is an apartment like room in the pyramid that is used for the priests to live and study about passageway and the stars
The end of the passage way is a bottomless pit as their form of Hell or perdition where evil souls go to pay their sins
The ascending passage way lead the to the Grand Gallery which leads to the Queen´s Gallery
The pyramid has a desending passage way going a couple hundred feet at 26 degrees
The King´s Chamber took more time to make because they wanted to please the king´s spirit by making perfect rectangle passageways
Egypt is known as the land of Pyramids
The first calendars were made in the Great Gallery were the priests would be to study the way the moons and the stars move in the Gallery
Mummy Maker Game
I thought it was resin then oil but I got that wrong
I find it cool that they keep a hear in their body
I put the resin and oil in the wrong order, you are supposed to put oil then resin
Examine Ramses II and list his top 5 accomplishments
Ramses led the Egyptian army into many battle and many victories
It was thought to be true that he had over 200 children
He was known as a great builder in his time
He established one of the first major peace treaties in history
He became a great leader or pharaoh when he was only 25
Darius I was a great ruler that united his country into a major empire.
Darius, great, ruler, empire
Darius I was defeated at the Battle of Marathon by the Athenian Army.
Darius, Battle, Marathon, Athenian
Darius I is an important figure in a biblical story.
Darius, Important, biblical, story
The political order of Egypt around 3200 BC was based on wealthy farmers who emerged as leaders.
Egypt, 3200 BC, wealthy, farmers
The factor contributed most to the growth of trade in the New Kingdom on Egypt's conquest of distant lands.
Trade, Kingdom, Egypt, conquest
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, megaliths, Stonehenge, stone
The Great Sphinx guards the Great Pyramid and is a human head on a lion's body.
Great Sphinx, Great Pyramid, human, lion
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.
King Tut, Tomb, Luxor, Pharaohs
Egyptians believed the dead enjoyed such materials in the afterlife such as King Tut's tomb actually having board games in it.
afterlife, materials, enjoyed, egyptains
10.. While King Tut is the most well known of the Pharaohs, Ramses II was the greatest pharaoh of ancient Egypt.
King Tut, Pharaoh, ancient, Egypt