Egypt

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Egypt
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  1. Menes
    • Ruler of Egypt-Memphis
    • First Pharaoh (considered a god)
    • Initiated Archaeic Period
    • Menes is living representation of Horus (god)
    • Old Kingdom
  2. Middle Kingdom
    • Pharaoh becomes a little less divine during this period but is still honored
    • Hyksos people bring Middle Kingdom down
  3. Hyksos
    • Bring Middle Kingdom down
    • Not semitic
    • Chariots
    • Metal Weapoms
    • Took over Memphis
  4. New Kingdom
    • Egyptians take back over
    • Wealth, Power, Agriculture
    • Huge Population
    • Bureaucratic Sophistication
    • Buildings
    • Armies
    • Tuthmosis III
  5. Battle of Kadesh
    • Hittities vs. Egyptians
    • Ramses II
    • Chariot battle
    • Egypt has long decline after this
  6. Social Order
    • Pharaoh
    • Scribes
    • Priests
    • Craftsman
    • Agricultural Workers
    • Slaves
  7. Scribes
    • Kept records
    • Admin
    • Literacy
    • Papyrus
  8. Hieroglyphics
    • Correspond to sounds
    • Used for holy writing
    • To praise pharaohs, write on tombs
  9. Demotic
    Everyday writing
  10. Hamitic
    • Language in Egypt
    • Not semitic
  11. Hapshepsut
    • Only woman who ruled Egypt through own name
    • New Kingdom
    • Became Pharaoh
    • Dressed like a man
    • Try to erase from history after her death
  12. Deities
    Amon: Upper Egypt (sun)

    Re: Lower Egypt (sun)

    Horace: sky god, permanent king
  13. Amonnotep IV
    • Says there is only one god Aten
    • So he wants to be renamed Akhenaten
    • Only he can worship Aten
    • Married to Nefretiti
  14. Tutankhamen
    • King Tut
    • Took over from Amonnotep
    • Died at 19
    • Curse on Tut's tomb

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