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  • Egyptian Kingdoms
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    Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt are both cradles of civilization. Both contributed greatly to human development through their achievements, failures, peoples, scientific accomplishments, philosophies, religions, and contributions. Mesopotamia is a rich flat plain created by deposits from the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. At the southern end of this plain developed the first recognizable civilization, in the area known as Sumer. In 3000 B.C. Sumer contained a dozen or m...
  • King Nebkheperuru Tutankhamun Tomb
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    TOMB OF TUTANKHAMUN The most famous Egyptian pharaoh today is, King NebkheperuruTutankhamun. Tutankhamun is also known as King Tut. The name " Tutankhamun" is derived from hieroglyphics which means "Living Image of Amun". He was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty, he also was the son in law of Akhenaton. Tutankhamun was not a important King, he is well known because of his tomb, containing beautiful treasures. King Nebkheperuru Tutankhamun's tomb was discovered by an British archaeologists ...
  • Ancient Egyptian Cities The Nile
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    Egyptian Art: Old, Middle and New Kingdoms Art historians, Egyptologists, and archeologists have made fascinating discoveries about the artifacts, pharaohs, and culture of Egypt since the discovery in 1799 of the Rosetta Stone. It led to the decoding of Egyptian hieroglyphics. Pharaonic names, dates, places, and events could then be reliably organized for linear presentation of ancient Egypt's long 4,000 year history. Egyptian innovations in burial architecture, mummification, picture language, ...
  • Ka Statue Of King Khafre Seated
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    King Khafre Seated Egyptian art is infamous across the world - classified by the monumental pyramids, and the Sphinx. Although these are both valid forms of Egyptian art, they do not make up the entire artistic history of the country. On the contrary, perhaps the most replicated example of classic Egyptian art, from the Old Kingdom, can be found in their rendering of the human form. An interest in portraiture developed early in Egypt. (Gardner, 75) Whether painted on pottery, or cut into rock, t...
  • Treasures In King Tuts Tomb
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    King Tutankhamun and His Treasures The ancient Egyptians were noted for many things, one of which would have been their artwork. Egyptians used many medians in their artwork that enhanced the details and beauty of every piece of art. Their artwork is fascinating and mysterious, which pulls in the viewer into wanting to learn more. One of the most important and unique Egyptian artworks belongs to King Tutankhamun, a young pharaoh of Egypt. A brief history of the discovery of King Tuts tomb and th...
  • Mysterious Pharaoh Of Egypt King Tutankhamen
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    King Tutankhamen: The Mysterious Pharaoh of Egypt King Tutankhamen was not an important pharaoh, or a successful one. However, he is the most famous pharaoh, thanks to the incredible and exciting discovery of his tomb by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon in 1922 1. The young pharaohs tomb may not have been the biggest, most elaborate tomb, but he and his family had at their command the wealth of the greatest period of Egyptian history 2. King Tutankhamens fame today is due to his tomb and what wa...
  • Akhenaten And Nefertiti
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    Famed throughout the ancient world for her outstanding beauty, Akhenaten's queen Nefertiti Remains one of the best known of the queens of Egypt. Nefertiti, which means a beautiful woman has come. "Ahenaton's own words describe Nefertiti: "The hereditary princess, great of favor, Mistress of happiness, gay with the two feathers, at hearing whose voice one rejoices, soothing the hart of the king at home, pleased at all that is said, the great and beloved wife of the king, lady of the two lands, Ne...
  • Reign Of Thutmose 1
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    Amenhotep 1 Extending the boundaries of Egypt in Nubia Amenhotep succeeded his father Ahmose Evidence from the tomb of Ahmose, son of Ebana, that the new king began the process of reconquering Nubia and consolidating Egyptian control over it. The tomb inscription of Ahmose, son of Ebana, recorded that he accompanied king Amenhotep to Kush 'in order to extend the borders of Egypt' -Grimal. This is the first mention of deliberate expansionist policy. Egyptian trade was chiefly directed towards the...
  • D 3's Step Pyramid
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    A traditional pyramid complex usually comprised of a pyramid, burial chamber, Mortuary Temple, Valley Temple, causeway, boat pits and subsidiary pyramids, with a variation of features in each complex. The pyramid itself was the focal point of the complex, which served to ensure the deceased king's safe journey and survival in the afterlife. Throughout each dynasties, it is evident that the pyramid developed from the mastaba through to Djoser's step pyramid then many of Snoferu's experimental fal...
  • King Of Lower Egypt
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    Setting the Stage: To the west of the Fertile Cresent in Africa, another river makes its way to the sea. While Sumerian civilization was on the rise, a similar process took place along the banks of this river, the Nile in Egypt. Yet the Egyptian civilization turned out to be very different from the collection of city-states in Mesopotamia. Early on, Egypt was united into a single kingdom, which allowed it to enjoy a high degree of unity, stability, and cultural continuity over a period of 3,000 ...
  • Egyptian King Of Egypt After 332 B.C.
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    Ancient Egypt Eight thousand years ago, North Africa was filled with grasslands and forests stretching from the Red Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. In these grasslands, humans wandered in small groups, and eventually some of these humans began to plant and farm their food. However, around this time that the human race began to become farmers and agriculturalists, North Africa began to die. Generation after generation, it began to rain less and less, and fewer plants were growing. This death of the lu...
  • Queen Ahmose Nefertari King Ahmose
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    The Hyksos: During this time of weak and divided rule, a group of foreigners moved into the delta area from Palestine- Bradley Egyptians called them Hi kau-khoswet (rulers of foreign lands) Hyksos were militarily stronger; fighting advantage came from the use of horse drawn war chariots, unfamiliar to the Egyptians. Provided greater mobility and striking power. Other military advantages included: Superior weapons such as bronze swords, scimitars and daggers Powerful composite bows- far greater s...

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