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The Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs The Old Kingdom The Middle Kingdom The New Kingdom
Egypt- the north /east tip of Africa
The White Nile & The Blue Nile
King Tutankhaten n King Tut ruled during the New Kingdom. He wasn’t especially powerful, he didn’t fight great battles or expand Egypt's boarders. King Tut died around the age on 19. His tomb was found in 1922.
Pharaoh Khufu n 2551 -2528 BCE the Old Kingdom Best known as the Great Pyramid Builder The Great Pyramid of Giza
The Great Pyramid of Giza
Pharaoh Senusret I n n 1971 - 1926 BCE Patron of the Arts Ruled during the Middle Kingdom Greatest accomplishments were in religious architecture
Senusret’s finest achievement is the White Chapel.
Pharaoh Hatshepsut n n n Ruled from 1473 -1458 BCE New Kingdom The first female pharaoh Promoter of Egyptian Trade Built the great temple of Dayr al-Bahri.
Pharaoh Ramses II n n n 1290 - 1224 BCE The New Kingdom Military Leader and Master Builder He was also a peacemaker He signed the first peace treaty with the Hitites.
Cleopatra n n n Reign lasted from 51 BCE -30 BCE Ruled with her father and brothers until she made an alliance with Julius Caesar. Cleopatra committed suicide.
Next we will learn about Egypt’s: n Daily life n n n The social classes/ social pyramid Government officials Priests Scribes Artisans Peasants