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Tagged With: egyptian history

Hieroglyphs

What are hieroglyphs? Is it easy to read hieroglyphs? Do any letters have the same hieroglyphs as other letters ? Where is the most likely place you would find them?   Hieroglyphs are like letters but in pictures they were used in tombs to help the pharaoh to get to the afterlife or to become … Continue reading »

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Religion and Change

What changed or what was going to change? Who wanted to change what they were doing? What did they do with there religion? When did this happen? In 1352 BC a powerful Pharaoh, Amenhotep VI, wanted to change everything that was going on in Egypt. This Pharaoh ruled for 16 years and this happened in … Continue reading »

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The Egyptian Extract

  6th Nov 1922 The tomb-tastic discovery   Yesterday morning , in the world famous archeological site of the Valley of the Kings, a great discovery was made. Howard Carter, who has searched for many years, finally found what he had been looking for, Tutankhamun’s terrific tomb. Water boy, on his short break stumbled across … Continue reading »

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Trade and Taxes

What did they use the taxes for? What did they sell at the market? Where did they get all the goods? How did they value the different objects? Did you ever know that even the Egyptians had trades and taxes. Its mad! And also all the taxes didn’t go to give money to people that … Continue reading »

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Mummification

Why did they do mummification? Was there anything in it that was gross? What are canopic jars meant to do? Who does all the Mummification? Mummification was happened to any Egyptian person that could afford it. It was done by people called embalmers and happened in a place called the per nefer or in our … Continue reading »

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CATS???

 WHY WERE CATS SO IMPORTANT IN EYGPT? In ancient Egypt, the cats were created, as they were gods. The role cats played in the ancient Egyptian world is nothing like the role they play in today‘s world. Cats in ancient Egypt were protected under certain laws and these laws were strict. If anyone harmed a … Continue reading »

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The Temples of Karnak

How many Pharaohs were there in the temple? Are there any paintings on the walls of the temple? Who built the most temples? Why are there so many pylons on the temple? Who was the most important Pharaoh in this temple? These temples were first built in 2000bc. They were in the middle kingdom and … Continue reading »

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Amun

Amun was a grand man the god of creation he created every thing for the ancient Egyptian civilisation and was very well worshipped. Amun had amazing skill but not as much as some therefore I gave him 7. This amazing god must have a lot of power so that’s why I gave him an 8 … Continue reading »

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The Female Pharaoh

Who was the Pharaoh? How did she become the Pharaoh? Who was the Pharaoh before her? How long did she rule for? Because Thutmose the 2nd died somebody had to take over the Pharaoh spot. But as the his son was only a baby, his wife had to take over Egypt. Her name was Hatshepsut. … Continue reading »

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Home Life

What were the jobs? What were the houses made from? How many houses did they have in a town? Who had the bigger houses? The Egyptian houses are normally made out mud and bricks. The mud was used like cement to stick the bricks together. They would get there mud from below the Nile. The … Continue reading »

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