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Unformatted text preview: LATE OLD KINGDOM: DYNASTIES 5 & 6 DYNASTY 3 DYNASTY 5 DYNASTY 6 END DYNASTY 4 DYNASTY 5: 9 KINGS DYNASTY 6: 4 MAJOR KINGS DYNASTY 5: ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT TIME IN OLD KINGDOM; SIGNIFICANT CHANGES; INCLUDE DEVELOPMENT OF SUN TEMPLES AND IMPORTANCE OF CULT OF RE, SUN GOD OF HELIOPOLIS STAGNATION TOWARDS END DYNASTY 6 THROUGHOUT DYNASTIES 5 AND 6 POWER OF PROVINCIAL RULERS INCREASING SUN TEMPLES ONLY OCCUR IN DYNASTY 5; REFLECT IMPORTANT RELIGIOUS CHANGES SIX SUN TEMPLES ATTESTED IN TEXTS; ONLY TWO ARE KNOWN ARCHAEOLOGICALLY: 1) USERKAFS AT ABUSIR; AND 2) NIUSERRES AT ABU GUROB SUN TEMPLE OF NIUSERRE SUN TEMPLE OF USERKAF ABUSIR: DYNASTY 5 PYRAMIDS & SUN TEMPLES ABU GUROB THREE GIZA PYRAMIDS NIUSERRES SUN TEMPLE RECONSTRUCTION OF NIUSERRES SUN TEMPLE RELIEF FROM CHAPEL OF SUN TEMPLE WITH THEME OF EGYPTIAN SEASONS ABUSIR PYRAMIDS COURTYARD & ALABASTER ALTAR PODIUM ALTAR OBELISK WAS RELATED TO THE BEN-BEN STONE SAQQARAH PYRAMIDS USERKAF UNAS ALL OF DYNASTY 6 INCLUDING PEPI II 5TH AND 6TH DYNASTY PYRAMIDS WERE MUCH SMALLER THAN MOST 3RD AND 4TH DYNASTY PYRAMIDS Pyramid of Unas Pyramid of Userkaf Pyramid of Teti Step Pyramid of Djoser NEFERIRKARE GIZA PYRAMIDS TYPICAL STANDARDIZED PLAN...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2010 for the course NE STUD 18 taught by Professor Redmount during the Fall '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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