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  • The Pharaohs In Ancient Egypt

    In ancient Egypt, the Pharaoh was the religious and political leader of the people. Pharaohs were the king or Queen of Egypt. Most pharaohs were men but some well-known pharaohs, such as Nefertiti and Cleopatra, were women. The most powerful person in ancient Egypt was the pharaoh. He was the head of the government and high priest of every temple. The people of Egypt considered the pharaoh to be a half-man, half-god. The Pharaoh owned all of Egypt. The pharaoh held the title ‘Lord of the Two Lands’ and High priest of every Temple. As 'Lord of the Two Lands' the pharaoh was the ruler of Upper and Lower Egypt. He owned all of the land, made laws, collected taxes, and defended Egypt against foreigners. As 'High Priest of Every Temple', the pharaoh represented…

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  • Pharaohs In Ancient Egypt

    In Ancient Egypt there were many Kings, Pharaohs, and Gods that played big roles throughout history. Throughout this museum you will see a stretch of Ancient Egyptian history with fascinating artwork that makes it easy to get more in depth. The Pharaohs in The Old Kingdom were seen as the most powerful beings and they were the ones in charge of weather, fertility, and agriculture. They were portrayed as a younger this was to help the Pharaohs signify good fertility and power. Since the Pharaoh…

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  • Pharaoh Khufu Accomplishments

    Pharaoh Khufu ruled Ancient Egypt from 2551 - 2528 B.C.E during the Old Kingdom. Depending on how you knew him you either thought he was a kind and powerful or cruel and harsh. Khufu was really good at controlling food supply by overseeing the harvest storage of extra grain. Khufu was also great at controlling government officials who carried out his laws. Khufu's greatest accomplishment was the building of The Great Pyramid of Giza it is one of the 7 ancient wonders of the world and the only…

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  • Pharaoh Ramses II

    Pharaoh Ramses II was born in a high ranking family but not royalty.His grandfather Ramses I,was nominated by Pharaoh Horemheb as the Hereditary Prince in the entire lands,making Ramses I an heir to the throne followed a year later by Ramses father. This allowed Ramses II to become a pharaoh. Pharaoh Ramses II was born in an unknown month in 1303 BCE and died in July or August 1213 BCE. He reigned 1297-1213 BCE, he was also known as Ramses the Great, he was the third pharaoh in the…

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  • Egypt's Golden Empire: The Warrior Pharaohs

    This week we learned about the chapter, Egypt Under the Pharaohs in the Old, Middle, and New Kingdom. I will be cornering in on the art of the Palate of King Narmer, the Fragmentary head of Senuret III, and Akhenaton, Nefertiti, and three daughters. I will also be discussing “Egypt’s Golden Empire: The Warrior Pharaohs”. In the Old Kingdom, the front and back carvings on the Palette of King Narmer were of big focus. Dated circa 3000-2920 BCE, from Hierakonpolis, Egypt, in the Predynastic era,…

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  • Hatshepsut: The Many Pharaohs Of Egypt

    There were many pharaohs of Egypt including, Tut, Zozer, and Khufu, but there are some that need to be recognized. The first one is a pharaoh named Menes who brang Egypt together, then there was Hatshepsut who expanded borders and sent out explorers to trade with others, and finally there was Akhenaten who changed art and religion in egypt and may have started monotheism. If we didn’t have these pharaohs the world would be a much different place now because Egypt might not have been what it is…

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  • Hatshepsut: Most Successful Female Pharaohs In Ancient Egypt

    With a ruling period of over 3000 years, Egypt has seen roughly 170 pharaohs, yet there are few outside of egyptologists that can name more than two or three off the top of their head. Not many remember these kings of the east, and it is even more difficult to when their mark on their own history was erased by their successors. Hatshepsut was one of the few, and by far one of the most successful female pharaohs in ancient Egypt. She was the first of them to seize total control of the throne…

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  • Kikia's Pharaoh: Why Kiya Is Not A Pharaoh

    Kiya was a pharaoh, not just any pharaoh, but a pharaoh of the whole Egyptian empire, and at such a young age. Kiya was given her status at the age of 14, and she’d ruled since then for nearly a decade, leaving her at 23. Kiya was renown in her kingdom as a symbol of beauty, a symbol of the female form in its most pure. Her people would come from miles around, on foot or by animals back just to a get a distant view of her sitting on a throne or waving from her balcony window. She had princes…

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  • Akhenaten Impact On Egyptian Society

    3400 years ago, throughout the 13th century BCE, a rather unusual revolution occurred in Egypt, which became, and has become a subject of enormous controversy. Though it was only a momentary revolution, it was believed to have had great impacts on Egypt’s society, or civilization. To be specific, I am talking about the revolution of Akhenaten; the individualistic legendary Egyptian Pharaoh, who arguably introduced the idea of monotheistic religion to humanity. The very fact that Akhenaten’s…

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  • Egyptian Empire

    were ruled by pharaohs. I am going to focus on the extent to which the pharaohs caused the collapse of the Egyptian Empire. For example the poor decisions made by the pharaohs, to establish if the decisions made were the main cause of the collapse. I will then review other factors such as religion, climate change, famine and technology to assess their contribution to the collapse. Throughout Egyptian history pharaohs were significant figures influencing war, economy, religion and technology.…

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