One family is ruling
The Old Kingdom was known as the
AGE OF BUILDING
Who united Upper and Lower Egypt?
The Double Crown consists of
White Part (Upper Egypt)
Red Part (Lower Egypt)
an Egyptian City-State
In the Old Kingdom, Pharoahs were believed to be
Fully God at this time.
What was the purpose of the pyramids?
To be burial places of the pharaohs
Pro's of the Pyramids
Were very Impressive
The only time when these large scale projects were done
Con's of the Pyramids
Open invitation for grave robbers
Needed a lot of laborers
Why did the Old Kingdom End?
Famine and political competition
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Thebes(capital of upper)
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Memphis (capital of lower)
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How did the Middle Kingdom Start?
Pharoah united the Upper and Lower Egypts again
Identify 3 Accomplishments of the Middle Kingdom
Bringing in Wealth
Exploring the Arts
Building Up Defenses
How was Wealth brought to the Middle Kingdom?
Gold from Nubia
Turquoise from Sinai
How did the Middle Kingdom explore the arts?
Wrote about non-religious things
Carved statues out of a single piece of stone
Pharoahs were seen as more caring
How did the MIddle Kingdom Build up Defenses?
Built up defenses in the South
Built an oasis in Faiyum that increased farm land
Who were the Hyksos and do did they do to Egypt?
They were people from the Bibleland area that invaded or immigrated
Brought the chariot, composite bow, and battle axe (which was
important for future battles in Egypt)
Why was the New Kingdom the best kingdom?
It had the biggest borders
Most stable power
Most small scale building projects
What did Hatshepsut do for Egypt?
A woman who ruled 20 years
Fixed all the trade routes
Made Egypt very wealthy
Building projects-first temple into a mountainside
What did Thutmose III do for Egypt?
Expanded the boundaries of Egypt past Euphrates
Used Hykos military weapons
Impressive military man
What radical thing did Amenhotep IV do in Egypt?
He changed the religion to believe in one god.
Why is King Tutankhamun so famous?
He was the youngest pharoah and he reversed everything Amenhotep did.
What did his tomb teach us about Egypt?
The tombs were able to stay intact and teach about the royal life in Egypt.
What did Ramses II do for Egypt?
He had the largest chariot battle,largest battle in numbers,first
recorded battle in History but he did it himself.
What did Ramses III do for Egypt?
He was the last great pharoah.
Battle with the Sea Peoples
Why did the New Kingdom end?
Debt from war
Less than great pharoahs
Why did the ancient egyptian civilization crumble?
The expanded borders opened up to:
Losing economic trade, other countries ruling over you
No progress and rebellion
What are examples of amazing engineering done by the ancient egyptians?
valley of the Kings
Info about the building of the great pyramid of KHUFU.