Ancient Egypt

Parent Category: Ancient History
Ancient Egypt started around 3150 BC. It is a time known marked by pharaohs, pyramids, gods and goddesses, science, math,and art. This era ended when Egypt was conquered by the Roman empire in 31 BC.
The Kings of Egypt were not called Pharaohs by the ancientEgyptians. This word was used by the Greeks and Hebrews, and todayis commonly used for the ancient Kings of Egypt. We really do notknow how many kings ruled in Egypt, for at times in its ancientpast the country was split up, and there were at...
Free trade, but only to a limited number of Marc Antony's cronies. Otherwise, Cleopatra did very little for the world. It was not her concern. All she worried about was Egypt and keeping what she had. The taxes on ships using Alexandria's harbor and also on the goods that they brought, were just a...
Cleopatra basically did, but she was also helped by A man. She did rule an army of men in her position. She was a ruler, because she killed her brother. So yes she was a ruler, I'm pretty sure, but look it up incase.
Maybe you noticed that when you put this question up the section it went to was Egypt?
Cleopatra VII's family came from Greece. She married a roman general and became the queen of Egypt. P.S... Soz if it's not so great as the other answers.
We are baffled by them because they were so huge that it seems impossible that they were built by men.
Very rich people who could afford the cost of learning to write.
Taíno staples included vegetables, fruit, meat, and fish. Therewere no large animals native to them.
It was Cleopatra. In actual fact, this was apower play on Cleopatra's part. She became the lover of the mostpowerful man in Rome to avert the possibility of a Roman invasionof Egypt. The affair was also an alliance between Egypt and the manwho dominated Roman politics. Had the Romans decided to...
I know they removed the brain from the nose but the rest of the organs were just taken out through a surgical cut
valley of the kings in Africa
The pyramids were lavish tombs for their deceased pharaohs. Theywanted to be sure that their kings were traveling safely to theafterlife.
He died by the 3 king killed him
There were many Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, although rule by queenswas less common. The modern kingdoms of Egypt (1805 through 1953)had thirteen rulers, all of them male.
there's no proof he isn't but its likely that hes just myth
The ever greatest pyramid in the world is pyramid of giza which hasbeen 146 metres which is 479 feet tall.
They felt that Cleopatra's father, Ptolemy XII, did not have a legitimate claim or right to the throne.
Skilled workers such as physicians, scribes and craftspersons madeup the middle class. Craftspersons made and sold jewelry, pottery,papyrus products, tools, and other useful things. Scribes wereparticularly important because few people could read and write.
The climate of Ancient Egypt is hot desert climate.
Do you possibly mean Egyptians? If so, they are still very much apeople and country in northeast Africa on the Nile River delta.
I just need this one simple answer, it's due this monday! Feb 1st to be exact! Help! XxOolovevoloOxX also known as S.T
Not any more! Prehistoric/predynastic Egypt had a savannah-like environment, and this is attested to by Saharan rock paintings in Egypt and other North African Saharan countries showing monkeys, giraffes, rhino's, lakes and rivers with crocodiles and fish and even people dancing in the rain and...
None. No mummy has ever been found in any of the Giza pyramids.
Atum has no real symbol that is primarily for him. Symbols used by Atum are shared by many other Gods, and can range from animals such as the snake, mongoose, scarab, baboon and lion, to different variations of the solar disk. He is usually just displayed as a man wearing the united crowns of...
The Egyptians buried there dead in small sand dunes inside the desert. They still did this after pyramids for pyramids were only made for the wealthy. Also the pyramids were only made around the early ancient Egypt, and they switched over to chambers underneath the ground because of grave robbers....
the sphinx at Thebes in greek mythology was said to have the head and breast of a woman body of a lion and bird wings.
Queen Nefertiti brought back the old religion.
Iusaaset was the Egyptian grandmother goddess. I have been trying to find this answer myself, with no luck. I hope you find what you need soon. sincerely, Anonymus
Horus was the god of the sun, kings and vengence :] By Brian Morrissey
"thoth" is barried in the Valley Of the kings, where most egyptianpharaohs were barried. The only tomb in the valley of the kingsthat was NOT grave robbed was Tutenkhamen's tomb or (king tut) asthe most popular Pharaoh who died as a kid at the age of 19.
he was stabbed to death by rivals in politics and even friends in politics who wanted his job.
They match the three stars in the constellation Orion's belt. Theyalso match up with the placement of the three Pyramids in MexicoCity and a set of pyramids in Xian China. There may also be asimilar set up in the valley of the Bosnian Pyramids.
Cleopatra was the last independent queen of ancient Egypt. She died by committing suicide by some type of poison, or as modern research is saying, by a combination of three poisons.
That would be Maahes, a god of war during the New Kingdom of Egypt.Also there were two goddesses with heads of lionesses: Sekmet andBastet.
It is not known has many laws there were for the Ancient Egyptians.However, it is believed that the law was codified in eight books.
Hapi had 2 wives. One to represent the northern part of the nile and one to represent the southern part of the nile. One was Nekebet who took place as a vulture. The other was Buts who took place as a cobra.
They were built to show the symbol of what they did
she dropped from history so no one is quiet sure
The Aztecs, Olmec, and Mayan in Mexico and the Inca and Peruviansin South America. Also ancient and unknown groups in Europe and theMississippi valley, as well as an ancient Chinese group in XianChina. There are also pyramids in the desert of Sudan as well as atop secret, large, ancient, and...
Both. The sphinx is part woman, part lion.
Experts and archaeologists can only guess. We do not know for sure.
all i know is that she came from a family of Macedonian Greeks. there family was ruling Egypt so she must be from Egypt. that's why she she is the queen of Egypt.
The first pyramid was the Step Pyramid at Saqqara, built for King Zoser in 2750 BC.
We do not know. It may have been at the same early and unknown timeas the Egyptian and other great world pyramids were built. But itmay have also been later on when the Aztec were at their height inpower which is about the time of the Roman Empire.
The Pharaoh's tombs are carved out of rock right into a cliff sidein the Valley of the Kings. No pyramid in Egypt has ever officiallybeen documented to even have a mummy found in them, let alone aPharaoh. It is simply a traditional archaeological assumption thatthe pyramids were built for Pharaohs.
The ancient Egyptians' belief system is generally studied by their interpretation of three concepts of thinking mythology, religion, and philosophy. Their society centered around their attempt to explain such nonempirical questions such as; 'Is there life after death?' 'How did the universe began'?...
Giza is right on the border of Cairo - it practically is in Cairo,right o the southern end of the Nile Delta on the Western shore.And the river no longer runs next to Giza as it did in ancienttimes. But it is not far from the Nile's shore to the Giza plateau.Definitely within walking distance.
Egypt, tomb, bandages, coffin, and pyramid are associated with a mummy.
Only one! And that is the great Pyramid of Giza, traditionallycalled Khufu's pyramid.
Yes, well, it pretty much is. Form the shore to the base of thepyramid is within a few miles. And the Pyramid sits right up on topof the Giza plateau.
In mythology, a sphinx is a lion with a human head. The head can be of both a male and a female. A criosphinx is a lion with a ram's head. A hierocosphinx is a lion with a bird's head.
Wealthier woman wore white or gold, long dresses with purple orblue detailing signifying their wealth. Their dresses were diedwith dead fish saturated in stake urine. (ew) People who were not awealthy wore long, light dresses, typically in white.
At one time the pyramids were covered in limestone.
Well, it's a matter of opinion whether she is dead or not.
they get their water from the nile river. :)
The PYRAMIDS are in EGYPT in CAIRO..............
Almost the same as it appears today with one major exception. Inthe 1800s a large earthquake cracked the outer casing stone layerso that the Muslim leaders of the time took and removed the outerlayer of the pyramids to build their fortresses and buildings inCairo and Alexandria. Therefore, if you...
It only took two women. Learned this at school.
There are several ancient pyramid mounds in Mississippi just acrossfrom St. Louis a the Cahokia Native American site. There are alsomodern pyramid structures like the building in Memphis Tennessee,the tower in San Fransisco, and the Hotel in Las Vegas. And thereare many more smaller ones like this -...
There are several ways of answering this question, but the main basic reasons are because: a) People are willing to purchase Rosetta Stone at what the company charges, b) The company needs to recover costs involved in making the programs (not just programmers, but also linguistic specialists) and...
The Egyptians also built their tombs in the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens. They also built temples to their gods, and obleskis (large, straight, pointed at the top, monuments) .
Seth was the god of deserts, chaos, darkness, and storms.
she walked in the garden,read scrolls in library,perhaps she simply chatted
Menes was an ancient pharaoh of Egypt, and the founder of the firstdynasty. His own identity is unclear, and scholars do not know whohis parents were.
No mummy has ever been officially discovered in a Pyramid. Thereare separate buildings that house mummies and these are calledmastabas. And the Pharaohs were buried mostly in special placeslike the valley of the kings which is in the Egyptian dessert. Itis only a theory that the pyramids have...
it is an ankh
He discovered it by using the same writtings on the rossetta stone lolz keep on learnin xp
Here is a list of things Cleopatra loved: her pet lepord, herprivate house by the sea, writing, her physician Olympus, learningabout her people, talking with her slave girl, Julius Caesar, markAntony, and probably parts of her family. Unfortunately, the above answer is strictly from some fiction...
The pharaohs died in 1336
It took a different length of time for each pyramid. In the case ofthe Great Pyramid of Giza, it took 100,000 slaves almost 20 yearsto build the actual pyramid. It took another 10 years to build thecauseway that connected the pyramid to the temple.
Aton the god was a very old god that was created to replace theolder mythology sun god named "ra". After Akhenaton, King tut or(tutenkhamen)'s relative replaced and made a religion whereeveryone would believe in one superior god named "aton" the sun godinstead of believing in the god of the sky...
He was also spelled Aton. The God of the Sun
The Pyramids at Giza are all mad from limestone quarried locally from the plateau. Later pyramids were often made of mud bricks cased in stone.
No they paid with food, water, clothing, etc. It is called bartering.
by eating extra crops and using weed killer
King tut and his mask was discovered in 1912 by Howard carter.
The Egyptians farmed, fished, traded goods, built cities from stone, waged war, created the first paper, and mummified their dead.
Ramses ( Ramesses ) - by Ramses I through Ramses XI inthe 19th and 20th dynasties. but also Seti - by the son of Ramses (Seti I) and the son of Amenmose(Seti II)
The Mesopotamians had about 2,000 gods
To get fish out of the sea at the bottom of the cliffs. The steps enabled them to haul the nets up to the cliff tops.
Egypt has an international trading economy, with the major exportsbeing oil, cotton, and metal goods.
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Queen Hatshepsut was known for building many great monuments and temples during her reign. She was also probably one of the first queens to become a pharaoh. She also sent traders north to trade with the people of Asia minor and Greece and south to trade with the kingdom of punt. This establishment...
King Zoser accomplished building the first step pyramid.
He wasn't. He became king at age 13. His father had died (or was killed, no-one is really sure), so Tutanhkamon had to become Pharoah.