King Tut and the great Pharaohs of Egypt-Field Trip TIME (10 facts on 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?
4,500 years ago
What is a Necropolis? Why are the Pyramids referred to that way?
a cemetery, they were usually large cemeteries belonging to an ancient city
List two purposes of the pyramids.
for kings & to house dead pharorahs
What materials were used in building the pyramids?
Lime stone blocks/bricks
Take a virtual tour of the pyramids using Google Street View and Google Cardboard. You may go to Giza, Cairo, Luxor, or the Sphinx.
Who is Howard Carter
was a British archaeologist and egiptology
10 facts on the great pyrmid.
there is a bottomless pit where all the evil people would go
there is a well shaft that was most likely built after the whole pyramid was built, the well shaft was built as an entry to the pyramid for a priest to go see if there was any damage done.
the ventilation shaft in the queens chamber is different than the one in the king's chamber because they don't go all the way outside the pyramid.
they left 4 ft of the ceiling in the grand gallery so that priest could sit and watch/study the moon and stars, to make calenders.
there are 3 slots in the antechamber that were used to put ropes through so that the builders could lower three big portcullis slabs.
the kings chamber was a perfect rectangle.
The kings ventilation ducts go directly outside of the pyramid on points right to the stars in the belt of Orion
the coffer is to large to put through the passage ways of the kings chamber, so it had to be dropped into the kings chamber from above.
The descending passageway goes down at a 26-degree angle which was pointed at the star Alpha Draconis, to the portion that was dug into the base of the pyramid.
the passageway goes hundreds of feet down
the builders escaped through the top tunnel.
mummy maker game
Egyptians believed that the body of the deceased had to be preserved so
The body is packed with Natrons
The body is wrapped in linin
They remove the brains with the hook.
The eyes of Horus is there for the mummy to see through all eternity
Best known for the greatest pharaoh of Ancient Egypt
His father died when Ramses was 25 years old
Ramses older brother died when Ramses was about 14 years old
He was the third pharaoh of the Nineteenth dynasty
He was born around 1303 BC in Ancient Egypt
political order based wealthy farmers
growth trade Egypt's distant lands.
Memphis was the capital of Egypt.
Great Sphinx and Stonehenge megaliths .
Great Sphinx guards Great Pyramid
Tut's tomb Valley Kings Luxor, Egypt.
Tut's tomb board games in .
Ramses II greatest pharaoh
Darius I great ruler major empire.
Darius defeated Battle of Marathon
Darius I important biblical story.