King Tut and the Great Pharaohs of Egypt. FIELD TRIP TIME! (Ten Facts…
King Tut and the Great Pharaohs of Egypt. FIELD TRIP TIME!
Who is Howard Carter (Google)
British archaeologist who found the tomb of king Tut.
Well Shaft was made after pyramid was finished
Ventilation in Queen's Chamber didn't go all the way out.
Queens's chamber was for priests
Plugs kept people from the Grand Gallery
Slits on side of ramp were where wood went.
26 degree angle is pointed at Draconis star
Gallery walls reach up 28 feet
The abyss is unfinished. Not a tomb
Descending Passageway goes down at a 26 degree angle
Is believed to be be the Pharaoh mentioned by Moses
Thought that he had 200 Children
Rebuilt lots of temples
Led the Battle of Kadesh
Got married to Nefertiti and Isetnofret
What materials were used in building the pyramids?
limestone, granite, mortar, basalt, and mud
List two purposes of the pyramids.
They were built as tombs and to last a long time.
What is a Necropolis? Why are the Pyramids referred to that way?
A large, ancient cemetery.
When did construction begin on the pyramids?
How many years did it take to build them?
How many blocks were used building the pyramids?
Giza is located just outside what Ancient City?
Used salt to get rid of liquids in body
Used a hook to get the brain out
Put all organs in jars
Wrapped in a linen
Left hear inside body
If not done properly, were believed to not continue on to the afterlife.
They did makeup on the body
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, largest, megalith, Stonehenge
The Great Sphinx guards the Great Pyramid and is a human head on a lion's body.
Sphinx, lion body, Great Pyramid, human head
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, Luxor, Buried, Valley of Kings,
Egyptians believed the dead enjoyed such materials in the afterlife such as King Tut's tomb actually having board games in it.
afterlife, games, tomb, dead
While King Tut is the most well known of the Pharaohs, Ramses II was the greatest pharaoh of ancient Egypt.
Ramses, greatest, pharaoh, Tut
Darius I was a great ruler that united his country into a major empire.
Darius, ruler, united, empire
Darius I was defeated at the Battle of Marathon by the Athenian Army.
Defeated, Battle of Marathon, Athenian Army, Darius
Darius I is an important figure in a biblical story
important, biblical, Daniel, Darius
Walk Like an Egyptian
The political order of Egypt around 3200 BC was based on wealthy farmers who emerged as leaders.
political order, farmers, emerge, Eqypt
The factor contributed most to the growth of trade in the New Kingdom on Egypt's conquest of distant lands.
growth, trade, New Kingdom, distant
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, largest, Egypt