Egypt - EGYPT 3500-1085 BC(E Nile Herodotus Upper Egypt...

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Unformatted text preview: EGYPT 3500-1085 BC(E) Nile; Herodotus Upper Egypt : Thebes; Luxor; Lower Egypt : Memphis, Giza, Saqqara, Heliopolis Gods : Ra (Sun); Horus (Falcon); Hathor; Osiris, Isis, Seth; Amun, et al. Writing : Hieroglyphs (=sacred carvings); papyrus; Rosetta Stone; J.F.Champollion CHRONOLOGY - 3500-1085 BC(E) 1. Old Kingdom (I-VI) , 3100-2200 (First Intermediate Period. 2200-2000) 2. Middle Kingdom (XI-XII) c.2100-1800 (Second Intermediate P. c.1800-1600) 3. New Kingdom (XVIII-XX) 1600-1085 1 OLD KINGDOM (I-VI) , c.3100-2200 • Narmer Palette , 3100 (Hathor; Horus; ‘pero’=pharaoh) • Mastaba : chapel; shaft; burial chamber; serdab with ‘Ka’- statue of the dead • Stepped Pyramid of Djoser, c.2660 (Imhotep; North Palace: isodomic ) • Pyramids of Giza: Cheops (Khufu), 2575; Chephren (Khafré), c.2550; Mycerinus (Menkauré), c.2525 • Great Sphinx; Valley Temple, c.2550 • Rahotep and Nofret , 2600 • Chephren , 2500 (‘nemes’ ; Horus) • Menkaure + Queen Khamerernebty • Ka-Aper...
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Egypt - EGYPT 3500-1085 BC(E Nile Herodotus Upper Egypt...

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