EGYPTIAN ART Cultural Snippet Egyptian culture developed along the banks of the Nile river more than 3000 B.C. Religion influenced every part of Egyptian life. Pharaohs or Egyptian rulers were worshiped as gods and pyramids were built as tombs. Egyptians believed in life after death and preserved bodies using mumification.They were also aware, long before Pythagoras, of the rule that a triangle with sides 3, 4 and 5 units yields a perfect right angle, and Egyptian builders used ropes knotted at intervals of 3, 4 and 5 units in order to ensure exact right angles for their stonework (in fact, the 3-4-5 right triangle is often called “Egyptian”).
Egypt is perhaps best known as the home of the ancient Egyptian civilization, with its temples, hieroglyphs, mummies, and - visible above all - its pyramids. Less well-known is Egypt's medieval heritage, courtesy of Coptic Christianity and Islam - ancient churches, monasteries and mosques punctuate the Egyptian landscape. Egypt. Cover Page. Map of Egypt. Locating Egypt. Ch. 4 Section 1 / Section 2 Notes. Comparing Mesopotamia and Egypt's Geography. Ch. 4 Section 3/ Section 4 Notes. Ch 4 Section 5 Notes. Kush (Nubia) Notes. India. Cover Page. Map of Ancient India. India Geography PPT Notes. Harappan Civilization PPT Notes. Aryan PPT Notes. Caste System Notes ... Ancient Egypt and the Early River Valley Civilizations Borrowed from Mr. Loessin from Akins High School - A free PowerPoint PPT presentation (displayed as a Flash slide show) on PowerShow.com - id: 721cfd-MDkzY
Origins of Egyptian Hieroglyphs The ancient Egyptians believed that writing was invented by the god Thoth and called their hieroglyphic script " mdju netjer " ("words of the gods"). The word hieroglyph comes from the Greek hieros (sacred) plus glypho (inscriptions) and was first used by Clement of Alexandria. Free civilization PowerPoint template can be used for modern civilization PPT presentations but also for presentations on Egypt civilization or hut. This free civilization template can also be used by archaeologists to make archaeologist PowerPoint templates.
Yellow River Civilization. Around 4000 B.C the Yellow (Hueng He) River valley Civilization began in China. Which was the start of the many Chinese Empires. Many of the ethnic groups and cultures began in this era in China. Located in the northeast corner of Africa, Egypt grew to be an important civilization for over three hundred years because of the Nile River. Egypt was originally divided into two kingdoms: Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt. Pharaoh A Biblical Overview of Egypt Joseph, son of Jacob and Rachel, was the favorite child. In this unit, students will learn the definition of a civilization, what components are neccesary for a successful civilization, and compare this to our lives today. Students will analyze the first river valley civilizations and their relationship to success and location. They will consider how geography both helps and hinders development.