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Legacies Of Ancient Egypt
Transcript of Legacies Of Ancient Egypt
By: Cassandra Blundell
Legacies Of Egypt:
The Sphinx is one of the Oldest buildings in Egypt.
Egypt is a fundamental part of the development of future civilizations and the modern world today.
Egypt has left many legacies that leave an impact on modern life such as architecture, science, math, medicine, and religion.
Government and Politics
Inventions and Innovations
The Egyptians were the
civilization to develop an
. Their military force was not created until the New Kingdom. Today, with a few excepts, all countries have a military/armed forces.
The Egyptians built pyramids and structures that defined and developed
we know today.
"All ancient civilizations have contributed in some way to the development of modern society." -???
was developed to new heights and sizes.
decorated their tombs, pyramids, temples, and constructed large sculptures/structures.
Ancient Egyptian art often
symbols and important figures. It also often
about their gods and historical events.
Bust of Nefertiti
A form of
made by the egyptians from the papyrus plant found in the Nile River
It was a major export of Egypt until the invention of paper
can still be purchased by tourists visiting Egypt and is also used for ecological resources
The Egyptians created the
. Their calender was later developed by Julius Caesar in 46 AD, adding a leap year every four years.
had 365 days, 12 months of 30 days each, with an extra five days at the end of each year.
The Egyptians took a great interest in
. A lot of knowledge we have today is based on Egyptian observation during the ancient world.
first came into existence in Ancient Egypt. It was a dominated aspect of Egyptian entertainment. Beer was the national drink of Egypt.
Canadians drink Beer. It has become apart of many people's lives.
Although, it was forgot for many years after the fall of Egypt,
was an established concept in Egypt. Equality between
was common in Egypt. In Egypt, women could work outside the home and had the same legal rights as men. In addition, Egyptians were
defined by their skin colour but by their geography and religion.
The Ancient Egyptians re the first civilization to consider an afterlife. This is one of their
since today many religions have conclusions about happens after death.
their form of government. Ancient Egypt was the first civilization to have
as their government structure.
Structures like: the Great Pyramid, the sphinx, and
their many temples.
Temple of Hatshepsut
For instance, the Egyptians calculated the length of one
The Egyptians developed many methods for healing. They were the first to perform
to remove tumours and cists. They even developed
for diseases that are still used today.
Much of this knowledge is found on their medical documents that they kept.