ANCIENT EGYPT

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Clara Freeman
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ANCIENT EGYPT
1 RELIGION
1.1 Amun Ra
1.1.1
1.1.2 God of the sun
1.1.3 Sun brings life, warmth, growth so he is the most important god
1.2 Belief in an after life and mummification
1.2.1 Mummification prepared people for the afterlife
1.2.2 Only rich people could afford the best, longest lasting and effective mummification
1.2.3 Important people were buried in tombs e.g. Viziers in the pyramids of Giza
1.2.4 People fill the tomb with the things the dead person will need in the afterlife
1.2.5 Average people's bodies haven't survived as they didn't get such a good mummification
1.2.6 Embalming = mummification
1.3 Polytheistic
1.3.1 Many gods
1.3.2 Osiris King of the underworld Green body mummified pharaoh
1.3.3 Horus God of the sky protects the pharaohs head of a hawk body of a man sun disk staff represents power
1.3.4 Anubis God of the dead Jackal head and body of a man Ank = life and death Anubis is the god that will weigh your heart
1.3.5 Isis Goddess of rebirth reencarination of crops
1.3.6 Hathor Goddess of love and joy Mother of the Pharaohs similar to her husband Horus she is a protector god depicted as a cow she also has a sundisk
2 POWER OF THE PHARAOH
2.1 The Pharaoh has power over upper and lower egypt
2.2 Pharaoh means great house in the ancient egyptian language
2.3 The Pharaoh is a sole ruler and makes rules s/he likes
2.4 The Pharaoh owns most of the land for that they collects taxes
2.5 Ancient Egyptians believed the Pharaohs could controll the universe
2.6 The people thought the Pharaoh was a god or a decent of a god
2.7 The Pharaoh was responsible for
2.7.1 The regular flooding of the nile
2.7.2 Enough food for the people to eat
2.7.3 The gods looked kindly on the people
2.7.4 Egypt could win battles against eniemes
2.7.5 MA'AT was at the heart of Egyptian life
2.7.5.1 Ma'at means truth or justice
3 GEORAPHY
3.1
3.2 Egypt, North Africa
3.3 Egypt is in the Sahara desert it is very dry and empty
3.4 Nile river
3.5 NILE RIVER
3.5.1 The Nile has regular floods every September which creates fertile soil for the farmers
3.5.2 The Nile makes the land green and fertile and beyond it is dull and baron
3.5.3 Acts like a river for upper and lower egypt
3.5.4 The Nile river can be seen from space
4 SOCIETY
4.1 SERVANTS AND SLAVES serve everyone else
4.1.1
4.2 FARMERS produce food
4.2.1
4.3 ARTISANS skilled craftsman
4.3.1
4.4 SCRIBES record important imformation
4.4.1
4.5 VIZIERS advisors
4.5.1
4.6 PHARAOH leader
4.6.1
5 CONTACT AND TRADE
5.1 Egyptians gained resources and war through trade
5.2 Contact went as far as Somalia (Africa) Ethiopia (Africa) and settlements going along the Red sea
5.3 Exports
5.3.1 flax which is a yellow, long grass
5.3.2 beads
5.3.3 Beer
5.3.4 Weapons
5.4 Imports
5.4.1 Oil
5.4.2 Timber
5.4.3 Copper
5.4.4 semi-precious stones
5.4.5 Gold
5.4.6 Ivory
5.4.7 Slaves
5.4.8 Exotic animals
5.4.9 Horses
5.4.10 Honey
5.4.11 Fruit
5.4.12 Pots
5.5 Used boats on the Nile to transport goods or walked with cows or horses
5.6 War in Ale was usually over power and land and resources(wealth)
5.7 Hyksos were the first major people to invade Ale in 1650BCE