LA211_11_Egypt_Lecture_Outline

LA211_11_Egypt_Lecture_Outline - Cal P oly State Univ...

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Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo College of Architecture and Environmental Design Landscape Architecture Department LA 211 Winter 2011 Astrid F. Reeves Egyptian Civilization (3,000 BC to 100/150AD) Old Kingdom 2570-2500 BC Great Pyramids Middle Kingdom 2133 BC to 1786 BC Literature, architecture, art New Kingdom 1567 BC to 1075 BC Empires, conquering other nations A. Climatic and landscape character of the Nile River region B. Lifestyle Social Classes Aristocratic, scribes, priests, craftsmen, farmers, slave labor Polytheistic Religion-Gods and Goddesses C. Agricultural practices Culinary arts Developed essential agricultural technologies for large groups of workers Government Controlled storage and distribution Drainage and irrigation Land preparation with hoe and plow Shaduf : simple water hoist with a pole, leather water bucket and weight D. Egyptian Mastabas E. Step Pyramid , Saqquara, Egypt, (2680 BC) King Zoser (Djoser) and Imhotep
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2011 for the course LA 211 taught by Professor Reeves during the Winter '11 term at Cal Poly.

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