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03 Egypt - Egypt Creativity for Eternity Egyptian...

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Egypt Creativity for  Eternity
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Egyptian Civilization  Began 4000–3500 BC History divided into four main  divisions Old Kingdom Middle Kingdom New Kingdom Late Period 31 dynasties throughout the entire  period Persisted to Roman times (31 BC)
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Old Kingdom Beginning of Egypt as  an entity United  lower  and  upper  Egypt Capitals moved from time to time Heliopolis (Giza) Luxor (Valley of the Kings) Amarna Egypt was isolated A B C A B C
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Old Kingdom Palette of  Narmer  (Menes) First written record Narmer (Menes) First Pharaoh Conquered Upper  and Lower Nile - Recorded on the Palette  of Narmer, now in the  Cairo Museum (Upper) (Lower) Separate crowns United crown Side 1 Side 2
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Religion Requirements for life after  death: Be buried on Egyptian soil  Be properly preserved  (embalming) Preserve name in writing Have access to the Book of  the Gates Key words and signs to pass into  heaven Judgment and afterlife
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Religion O my heart of my being!  Do not rise up against me as a witness, Do not oppose me in the tribunal,  Do not rebel against me before the guardian of the scales!
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Old Kingdom – Snefru Creativity Powerful pharaoh with  an international  presence for Egypt Smiter of the  barbarians Cedars from Lebanon Turquoise from Sinai Standard for art Largely unchanged for  1000 years
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Perfection in Art Egypt
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A Quiz:  Which is older? (1000 years of art) Old Kingdom New Kingdom Old  Kingdom New   Kingdom
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Perfection in Art Modern Medieval Renaissance
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What do you do with the farmers during the 3 months  of inundation or with soldiers after the nation is united? Creative solution: 
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