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Ancient Egypt by Mind Map: Ancient Egypt
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Ancient Egypt

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Find out about the different Gods and Goddesses. How did they come about?

Mummification & Burial Tombs

The Egyptians believed that if the pharaoh's body could be mummified after death the pharaoh would live forever

How did mummification come about?

Mummification came about in 3100 BC, as a solution to their decaying problem. Mummification was perfect because it preserved the body so that the dead people could move on to the afterlife, with their body in reasonably good condition.

The mummies were put into the tombs in the pyramids

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Religions

Ancient Egyptian religion was a system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals

The entire life of Ancient Egypt was based on religion, and their beliefs were important to them

A story is of how Khnemu saved Egypt from the ravages of a seven year long famine.

The Egyptians worshiped in places like temples and churches

Language

Hieroglyphs were written on papyrus reed, which is a water or marsh plant, with tall straight hollow stems

The papyrus plant is a reed that grows in marshy areas around the Nile river. In ancient Egypt

The Egyptians used languages such as Hieroglyphics Demotic and Ancient Greek

In 1822, a French Egyptologist called Jean Francois Champollion (1790-1832) was the first person to translate all the hieroglyphs on the stone

The Ruling System (Kings, jobs)

The Egyptians we ruled by a pharaoh who dictated everything

The Pharaoh also had thousands of slaves

The social Hierarchy included: The Pharaoh, Vizers, High Priests and nobles, Officials and scribes, Craftsmen and Slaves [in order]

Life Styles

food

farming

clothing

homes