Ancient Egypt provides one of the longest continuous records of a great civilization. In this unit, we will study the ancient Egyptians' political system, interaction with the environment, religious beliefs, developments in art & architecture, new technologies, economy and trade, and Egyptian society.

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Maps

Link to Ancient Egypt Maps

Overview - class Keynote




Timelines

Online resource



Exemplar of text summary and chart:



Government



Egyptian gods/religious beliefs

British Museum - gods (focus on Amun, Anubis, Horus, Isis, Osiris, Ra, Thoth)
British Museum - Book of the Dead
Khan Academy - Book of the Dead
Khan Academy - Akhenaten (Honors classes)

Pyramids

BBC Pyramid Challenge
National Geographic article (FYI)
PBS NOVA article (FYI)

Rosetta Stone
BBC Learning site
Khan Academy

Temple at Karnak (for god Amun) - FYI

National Geographic images and article
The Learning Channel article

Valley of the Kings - FYI

National Geographic article
Britannica article