Ancient Egypt

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Come with us and discover the wonders of Ancient Egypt!

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In Ancient Egypt thousands of slaves would build pyramids to keep their dead pharohs in.

Once the slaves had built the pyramids they had to be killed due to many jewels being buried.

There are secret passage ways in the pyramids.It takes many years to build pyramids. Pyramids

are made of solid tone.

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Hieroglyphics

The Egyptians had their own way of writing using all sorts of symbols.

The history of the alphabet started in ancient egypt.

By the twenty seventh centry BCE egyptian writing had a set of some hieroglyphics which are called uniliterals.

Hieroglyphics represent as symbols that begin with a single consonant plus a vowel to be used by the native speaker.

Hieroglyphics are pictures or symbols written on Papyrus or carved in walls.

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Tutankhamun

Tutankhanun was an Egyptian pharaoh.

He was the son of Akhenaten.

He became king at the age of nine or ten.

When he was a prince he was known as Tutankhaten but when he became king he changed his name to Tutankhamun.

When Tutankhamun became king he married his half sister named Ankhesenepatan and later she changed her name to Ankhesenamun.

He was rediscovered in the 1920s.

There was a very popular exhibition called The Treasures of Tutankhamun.

This exhibition was shown in many countries and more than 1.6 million people came to see it.

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Art

Ancient Egyptian art is painting, sculpture, architecture and other arts and is very simbolic.

The Egyptians used a type of plant called Papyrus thats how paper gets its name.

Ancient Egyptian art forms are detailed description of gods, humans, heros and nature were provided in the deceased in the after life.