How did the ancient egyptians record their history?
Hieroglyphs written on temple walls and carved by scribes
What are the major characteristics of Egyptian sculpture and painting throughout most of ancient Egyptian history?
many of the paintings and art work that make up the Egyptian culture have several features. They all usually tend to be elaborate, have many hierroglyphics on them have some of the gods that the epyptians worshiped on them and they had gold and were engraved. many were very complex and had special s…ymbols or markings on them in sculptures to tell what rank class and importance the person was ie the hands crossed holding the anckh and another symbol to show that the sculpture was of a deceased Pharaoh. (MORE)
The easy answer would be to say the Old Kingdom, the Middle Kingdom and the New Kingdom. However, these periods were separated by many intermediate periods. . Predynastic Egypt up to c 3100 BC . Early Dynastic c 3100 BC to c 2686 BC . Old Kingdom 2686 BC- c 2100BC . First Intermediate Period c …2181 BC- c 2055BC . Middle Kingdom c 2080 BC- c 1640 BC . Second Intermediate Period c 1640 BC- c1550BC . New Kingdom c 1550 BC- c1069 BC . Third Intermediate Period c 1070 BC- 664 BC . Late Period 664 BC- 323 BC . Greek-Roman Period 323 BC- 395 AD (MORE)
It was through them that the economy thrived. Egypt got gold ivory and other valuables from Kush and other foreign empires at the time. They got to see some of the other objects that other countries had at the time. They needed merchants to make profits off their goods and learn and bring back other… valuables. (MORE)
the answer is that egyptians learnt about medicine by the mummification process, when they mummified, they looked through the body, so they were able to figure out what medicine would fix what sickness
Alcohol pwas used a lot more as medicine than for drinking. Greeks used alcohol to numb the body before they did surgery. Alexander The Great drank heavily before he died at the age of 32.
When someone says Ancient History it usally means a very long time ao. The word ancient means old and the word history means past so the old past. Also when someone says ancient they might be trying to say the it is delicate or precious and old. Ancient History is the time before christ…- BC. It is the time before Jesus came to pay for our sins. Ancient History is mostly known for 'The Roman Empire'. (MORE)
Tut's tomb was the only tomb still untouched by the robbers so most of the jewelary and stuff were found from his tomb providing info as to what it was like in a paroh's tomb without it being robbed. Also his parents were a huge impact on the Egyptian empire making him sort of a legacy to be famous.… (MORE)
Because there is no such evidence, some have sought to disprove theOld Testament record simply on this basis. This only demonstratesthe truth of the statement 'absence of evidence is not evidence ofabsence.' This is particularly so in the case of Egyptian and otherrecords where ancient people were p…articularly reluctant to recordanything negative, including military setbacks. So, any indicationsat all would be surprising indeed and so arguments from silencehere carry little weight. What is known for certainty about Egyptian chronology alsoindicates that it is due for revision in terms of the dating of thetime when the pharoah's ruled. This in turn will have an effect onconsideration of the topic at hand. (MORE)
they started in Mesopotamia then they took over kush as slaves a few years later kush took over egypt
The ancient egyptain working class was made up of farmers, merchants, and other laborers. The farmers played a large role in society and played a key role in the Bible as well. Even though the country of Egypt is assosiated with being hot and a desert the area of near the Nile river was quite fertil…e. Farmers often had planted crops near this area. They grew grain, cotton, grapes. Dates were popular and were grown as well. However dates often gave the egyptains tooth decay (found on their teeth when examied). They made bread and also raised animals. they stored their grain in warehouses as well as traded it with other countries. (MORE)
Account of things that happened that were written down. Before that it was just oral history. The first recorded histories were mostly just accounts (bills and such), but they became more elaborate and turned into recordings of events. About 6000 years is as far back as you can go and still find… anything at all that makes any sense, about 2500 years to get coherent stories. (MORE)
There is no completely accurate record of ancient history. This is why anthropologists and archaeologists are needed.
You see the Egyptians have different kinds of gods for each little thing, so did the Greeks and they both had similar gods for the same job.
The first is the Old Kingdom the nickname is "Age of Pyramids" and years are 2700 to 2200 B.C.E. The second is the Middle Kingdom nickname is "Age of Reunification" and years are 2000 to 1800 B.C.E. THe third is the New Kingdom nickname is "Golden Age" and years are 1600 to 1100 B.C.E.
Yes, the ancient Egyptians are really ancient! They lived more than 5,000 years ago, and their civilization lasted for about 3000 years. You can today learn the why they write! I for one am very interested in ancient Egypt!!!!!
\nThat depends on what you mean by Ancient.\n. \nEgypt was old long before Greece became significant.\n. \nAfter Alexander the Great, Egypt was ruled by the Ptolomaic Dynasty- which was Greek, and Egypt, thereafter became a lot more like the Greeks.\n. \nHowever, there is a fundamental differenc…e between Greece and Egypt. Egypt was a water monopoly state... with a strong central government that persisted over centuries.\nEgypt was both protected, and its people isolated by the surrounding desert in such a way that it facilitated the power of strong central rule.\n. \n. \nGreece, on the other hand was a collection of various Greco tribal clans, each with its own region, and its own identity. These evolved into the classical City/States of Greece.\n. \nRather than centralized power, the Greeks had a long fascination with democracy, but not the central authoritarian structure to enable a stable Empirical rule. When every man gets a vote, govenrment can not operate on scales larger than the City.\nThus the greek City States had numerous upheavals in rule, occilating between various levels of independence, and being conquered or ruled by various Kings.\n. \nBut Greece did not have the severely limited geography of the nile valley... this made the maintenance of any kind of Greek Empirical rule far more complicated than that faced by the rulers of Egypt, who essentially had every city in their empire linked by the single road of the Nile. (MORE)
To ancient Egyptians, art was important. They saw that it reflected the endurance and solid formation of ancient Egyptian culture. They believed that works of art were essential in the smooth functioning of that society and the world. Not only did they have religious art, but they had daily art too!… Let's just say that the Egyptian art was the backbone of society. (MORE)
Architecture: pyramids, tombs, burial mounds, palaces. Sculpture: sarcophagi, Ka statues, low-relief wall carvings (inside tombs). Painting: painting on sarcophagi, on walls, on statues, on papyrus etc.. Almost all of the art of Ancient Egyptians was dedicated to deities or Pharoahs, who were ess…entially considered god-like. (MORE)
I the first Ancient Egyptian records were in stone. Before that, there weren't any records. There were just some nomadic tribes that landedin Egypt
The egytian primyds helped factor into the discovery of geomatry that Greeks discovered, made, and refined :)
I believe they placed swords in the tomb because they believed that they would need them to protect the person in the afterlife. I suppose they place them there for the same reason they have jewels there, to help the person in the afterlife. I hope this helps :D
they all lived a life the way we do today. the only differences is they lived by tradition. they also did not have technology. we just finished studying that and now we are at rome.
Egyptians kept records on a paper-like utensil called a papyrus. They used a writing system called hieroglyphics.
In Egyptian 'Ba' translates directly into Life Force. The best English translation would be soul.
Cleopatra's ambitions caused her country to lose its independence and become a vassal of Rome. Another conquest of Egypt by a foreign power was her legacy to her country.
There is no completely accurate record of ancient history. Anywhere. Ever. Anything written by humans will always be subject to human biases. Also, ancient history is a very broad term, and no one book talks about all of ancient history. For parts of "ancient history", humans did not even have compl…ex (key word being complex) spoken language, and certainly not written language. (MORE)
The Ancient Egyptians made their jewelery by heating metal and beanding it with other stone, gold, and steel tools.
It is true of Egyptian history that the Old Kingdom was the time ofthe construction of the great pyramids. This period was the timethat the Egyptian civilization was at its peak.
the egyptians worshiped the sphinx as a god the name sphinx is made by the Greeks its actual name is pe'r ah'h
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There is not exact date of when the history of the Egyptians started. However they have been around for many centuries.
Ancient means old and so literally ancient history would mean old history. However the term "ancient history" generally refers to a time span from the start of writing to the beginning of the so-called Dark Ages.
The ancient Egyptians were polytheistic, meaning they believed in more than one god. The most important, in many's eyes, was Ra. Ra was said to be born each morning, ride on the sun throughout the day until he died again. He would then spend the night traveling the Underworld until dawn came and he …was ready to be born again. Ra was not the sun - he simply rode upon it. They believed the sun was an entirely different god in itself. Pharaohs, the rulers of Egypt, were also said to be gods themselves, and were revered. (MORE)
Embalming is another name for mummification. They used it mostly for Pharaohs because they believed they would they're bodies in the "next world".
Hatshepsut disappeared and then in 1353 bc, Akhenaton took over and only reognized Aton, the sun god, ignored the other gods, and the preiests serving those other gods lost power.
Isis was the Goddess of Fertility and the husband of Osiris. Without Isis, there would be no Osiris, so no Osiris, No Agriculture, No getting into the Underworld, you know, the things they care about.
In Fact..... "NO".. By the traditional chronology of Egyptian history the 18 th dynasty ruled from about 1550 to 1320 BCE. According to Bible chronology the Exodus occurred about 1446 BCE. But there is no evidence from 18 th dynasty Egyptian records of a major disaster such as would have resulted… from the 10 devastating plagues that fell on Egypt, or of the destruction of the Egyptian army during this period. (MORE)
When drawing or painting, the Egyptians had to be quick for most of the time they drew into the drying walls or tombs, temples, or homes. They drew people with their bodies facing forward but their head sideways simply because it was easier and more convenient.
Historians study books, letters and all sorts of documents to try and find out what happened and what life was like at a certain time.
The ancient Egyptians believed that it was important to record and communicate information about religion and government. Thus, they invented written scripts that could be used to record this information. The most famous of all ancient Egyptian scripts is hieroglyphic. However, throughout three th…ousand years of ancient Egyptian civilisation, at least three other scripts were used for different purposes. Using these scripts, scribes were able to preserve the beliefs, history and ideas of ancient Egypt in temple and tomb walls and on papyrus scrolls. (MORE)
Hey all, i'm an egytian girl .. yes sure they are the same but the ancient egyptian were having diffrent ways to live they make so good things in egypt but were the new egypt children we're gonna make it different i answered this on 5\18\2012
Ancient Egyptian culture was based entirely on continuity and conservatism as a result of the power of religion. Things did not change in any significant way for thousands of years because of this. The Egyptians personalised this idea in the goddess Ma'at (hieroglyphs mAat ), who stood for "doin…g the right thing, righteousness, truth, orderly management, justice, correctness". Doing anything other than what was mAat was effectively evil, sinful and wrong; this meant that the same things were always done in exactly the same way throughout Egyptian history - or until the influence of invaders took over. (MORE)
aztually, Ka was a god or pharoh that lived in ancient Egypt. There was a piramid built in his honor.
WHO:people who live in Egyptian a long time ago WHAT:? WHEN:2615-332 b.c WHERE:Egypt, near the Nile River
Hieroglyphs could be written in rows from right to left (the most common way), from left to right, or in columns vertically downwards. Scribes writing on papyrus would usually write in rows across the page - this was how pupils were taught to write on ostraca (broken pottery) before they were permit…ted to use papyrus. When writing inscriptions, particularly those with pictures and scenes accompanying them, scribes were taught to arrange the text in an artistic and pleasing way around the figures, animals and other elements. In a narrow, vertical space it makes sense to have the text in columns, but where there is plenty of space the text can be arranged in rows. Often, around doorways or in formal religious scenes, texts are arranged on each side reading in opposite directions like the wings of a bird - either in columns or rows. The idea was always to be tidy, compact and balanced. This was just a part of the ancient Egyptian idea of the "right way" to do things, embodied by the goddess Ma'at, which is why Egyptian hieroglyphs remained virtually unchanged for over 3,000 years. (MORE)
He was Ramesses the Great, ruled from about 1304BC to 1237BC. He won over the Hettites at the Battle of Kadesh, the two nations made peace some years later and Ramesses married a Hettite princess. He led campaigns against Lybia. During his reign Egypt was prosperous and the pharaoh had a lot of temp…les and statues built, e.g Abu Simbel and Karnak. (He was called the warrior pharaoh.) (MORE)
Ancient Egyptian history is divided into various dynasties which connote various time periods. Ancient Egyptian history is divided into various dynasties which connote various time periods. Ancient Egyptian history is divided into various dynasties which connote various time periods. Ancient Egyp…tian history is divided into various dynasties which connote various time periods. Ancient Egyptian history is divided into various dynasties which connote various time periods. Ancient Egyptian history is divided into various dynasties which connote various time periods. Ancient Egyptian history is divided into various dynasties which connote various time periods. Ancient Egyptian history is divided into various dynasties which connote various time periods. Ancient Egyptian history is divided into various dynasties which connote various time periods. (MORE)
Bastet was not a person or queen, she was the ancient Egyptaingoddess of the sun (originally), the moon (after the Greeks), cats,women, and secrets. .
In terms oftrade, Hatshepsut was not blind to the need of bolstering Egypt'seconomy' and indeed, the Punt expedition is but the climax of herconsistent trading enterprises with Lebanon, Crete, Syria, WestAfrica, South Africa, Aswan and the reopening of mines in Mt.Sinai. Hatshepsut's legacy is also …extant in the enduring architecturalinnovations she incorporated into her building program. The designof Djeser-Djeseru is a prime example; although there exist a fewdoubtful precursors of the terraced template originality of thedesign cannot be gainsaid.' The thematic structure of the threeterraces, from her role as pharaoh, to legitimization of her ruleand achievements, to the worship of the deities is indisputably herown invention, as were the ramps linking them, imitating the gloryof a sun's ray. Thutmose III modeled his mortuary temple onHatshepsut's whilst Akhenaten incorporated the design of the rampsinto his own buildings. Similarly, the design of Hatshepsut's tomb,with the three successive passageways leading to the burialchamber, her royal sarcophagus, her resting stations for Amun'sbarque were likewise replicated by her successors. Therefore,Hatshepsut's reign was characterized by a myriad of architecturalinnovations that became her legacy, to be admiringly integratedinto the buildings of the future generations of pharaohs. (MORE)
There was a period with 3 dynasties during which the king of Egyptbecame an absolute ruler not only over citizens but over religionas well. There came the period of Old Kingdom: 2700-2200BC. Themajor pyramids were built in this period. The capital city wasMemphis. Next was an intermediate period:… the period offragmentation. Next came the Middle Kingdom : from 2050 to 1750BC. The New Kingdom lasted from 1550 to 1050. It was an age ofexpansion, the fight for Palestine. The capital was Thebes. During th Middle Kingdom a short period called the Amarnaperiod was marked with Akhenaten founding a new monotheisticreligion and building a new capital (Akhetaten). Late period: from 650 to332. (From about the 26th dynastyto Alexander the Great. ) There came a period of Ptolemaic Dynasty with the capital ofAlexandria. The end can be the when Rome occupied Egypt in 30 BC. (MORE)