ANCIENT EGYPT

Use the links below to answer the questions about Ancient Egypt

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The Egyptians were one of the first civilizations in the world along with the Mesopotamians, Indians and Chinese. Ancient Egypt has endured the test of time by leaving amazing archeological sites that teach us about their advanced civilization.

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Use the links to answer the questions below:

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1. What was the "Black Land" and why was it important? What was the key geographical feature that was important to life in Ancient Egypt?


2. What was the "Red Land". (explain why the Red land helped and hindered the Egyptians)

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3. How did the environment assist the Egyptians?

4. What type of occupations were available?


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5. Who was the Pharaoh

6. Describe some of the power and responsibility of a Pharaoh.

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7. What are the Pyramids?

8. How many Pyramids were built?

9. Where are the three largest Pyramids located?

10. How big is the great Pyramid?

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11. Why was writing important?

12. What were "Hieroglyphics" and what did they preserve?

13. Why was the Rosetta Stone important?


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14. How were "natural mummies" created?

15. Why did the Egyptians have to develop a new mummification process?

16. Why were Egyptians mummified?


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click the link above and select "EMBALMING" to answer the following questions:


17. What is an "Ibu"?

18. What happens to the brain?

19. How long before the body is washed?

20. What happens to the internal organs?


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click the link above and select "WRAPPING" to answer the following questions:

21. What is wrapped first?

22. What are "amulets"?

23. What purpose do spells serve?

24. What is the "Field of Reeds"?




25. The Nile is the longest river in the world and also benefitted the Nubians/Kush, who were greatly influenced by the Egyptians. Use this link to list three things about the Nubians/Kush.





FINAL OBSERVATIONS
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Why do you believe it is important to study Ancient Egypt?