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Unformatted text preview: Pyramid Age • (through 6th dynasty) i (1st Dynasty: 3200-3000 BC= Narmer) i 3rd Dynasty (2649-2575 BC): • Foundational period/template of Old Kingdom • Pharaoh as god: i Presented self as god through impressive architectural spaces and priestly rituals i King Djoser (2630-2611 BC) 2nd king of this 3rd dynasty= new burial monuments: i “Mustaba”/ Flat structure transformed into step pyramid (by Imhotep) i Ritual of death leading to everlasting life i Life-force (ka) i (Mummification probably around 2400 BC)...
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