Ancient Egypt

The alphabet came into action during the Middle Kingdom

Ancient Egypt last more than 3000 years.

The Nile River played a big part during Ancient Egypt  

For the Egyptians you had to earn your way into your afterlife by doing good deeds while you were alive

Their religion was influenced by that of Egypt.

The Old Kingdom is the name given to the period in the 3rd millennium BC

The Middle Kingdom of Egypt is the period in the history of ancient Egypt between about 2000 BC and 1700 BC

The New Kingdom is the period in ancient Egyptian history between the 16th century BC and the 11th century BC

The pharaoh was the political and religious leader of the Egyptian people,He owned all of the land, made laws, collected taxes, and defended Egypt against foreigners.

The ancient Egyptians built pyramids as tombs for the Pharaohs  and their queens. The pharaohs were buried in pyramids of many different shapes and sizes from before the beginning of the Old Kingdom to the end of the Middle Kingdom

King Tut was 1 of many leaders he after was crowned at Mamphis. He was only nine years old at the time, and had few close relatives left alive.

Egyptian society was structured like a pyramid. At the top were the gods, such as Ra, Osiris, and Isis. Egyptians believed that the gods controlled the universe. Therefore, it was important to keep them happy. They could make the Nile overflow, cause famine, or even bring death.

Hyksos means "ruler(s) of foreign countries",

    Young boys learned a trade or craft from their fathers or an artisan. Young girls worked and received their training at home with their mothers. Those who could afford it sent their sons, from about the age 7, to school to study religion, reading, writing, and arithmetic. Even though there is no evidence of schools for girls, some were home taught to read and write and some even became doctors.

Over the thousands of years  Ancient Egyptians thrived, they ushered in perhaps the most advanced civilization the world had ever known, and many of the fixtures of their society are still commonplace.

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