Egypt History

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Egypt History

BeilfSystems of The Nile

Pharaohs were king and queens of Egypt. Pharaohs were head of gonverment and high priest of every temple.The people of Egypt considered the pharaoh to be a half-man, half-god. The first pharaoh name was Narmer, he united upper and lower Egypt. The half god pharaohs were thought to be was horus, son of Ra, the sun god.When he died the pharaoh rose to be with Ra and a new horus arose.


Amazing pictures of Nile bielves

Acient Egyptian baried their dead on the west bank of the river; they believed it was the under world because thats where he sun died everyday(sunset). To support the person in the afterlife inside the tomb of the dead they put jewlery or amulets; they believed that the jewlery had the power to protect the dead in the underworld. On tombs they wrote scribes to bring happiness to the dead in the underworld. Scribes included hieroglyphics of the deads family and wieght, size, & story of the god that hanlded that person heart.

Life After Death

There were over 2,000 names of gods in Ancient Egypt. Animals were chosen to represent the powers o the god. Ra the most important god he was the sun god.The sun god was believed to bring life. His son Horus the ruler of the sky. Egyptians believed that the pharaoh was the living Horus. Anubis the god of mummifacation(embaling and the dead) role was to be the guradian of the cemetery.These are the most 3 commonly know egyptian gods.


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