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Intellectual and Spiritual Life of Egyptians

By Seby Tsang, Max Mickelson, Ruqayya Hirji, Aakash Budhera and Chloe Yeung

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Intellectual life and spiritual life of egyptians! By Seby Tsang, Ruqayya Hirji,
Aakash Budhera, Max Mickelson
and Chloe Yeung Contents The Egyptian Afterlife Egyptian Burial Practices King Ramses Temples in Ancient Egypt King Tutankhamen Egyptian Funerals 1. The Egyptian Afterlife
2. Egyptian Burial Practices
3. King Tutankhamen
4. King Ramses
5. Temples
6. Egyptian Religion & Mythology
7. Egyptian Funerals
8. Intellectual Ancient Egypt
9. Bibliography Your heart had to be light to join the land of two fields.
You had to satisfy a few requirements
Egyptians called the soul by two names, Ba and Ka
Grave robbers stole someone's possessions and their chance to live in the afterlife.
They needed to be with items that they needed in their afterlife Mummification
Coffins The "Opening of the Mouth" ritual is
performed at the tomb's entrance
It includes purification, anointing and
reciting prayers and spells
This ceremony was performed so the
person could eat and drink in the afterlife Egyptian Funerals Cont. Mummification took 70 days
The mummy's organs were removed and
put into Canopic Jars
Mummies were placed in a brightly painted coffin called Sarcophagus
Relatives were positioned at either end of
the coffin Bibliography http://australianmuseum.net.au/Funerals-in-ancient-Egypt/
http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/gods/explore/main.html Egyptian Pharaoh of the 18th dynasty
Married Ankhesenpaaten when he was twelve
No one knows how king tut died
He did not have children because they did not survive infancy
The only reason why King Tut is so famous is because of the riches found in his tomb He was 30 when he became king
Ruled as king for 67 years
Died in 1213 B.C
Son of Seti and Tuya
Most famous battle: Battle of Qadesh
Rests in Egyptian Museum which is located in Cairo • Ancient Egyptians believed that the temples housed the gods
• These temples were important to daily life in Ancient Egypt
• The temples were constructed out of stone, for sustainability and also because of the lack of wood
• Each city-state had one patron/matron god/goddess, and a temple was built for that god/goddess in each city
• Temples were the centre of worship for the people
• The remains of the temples vary, some have passed the test of time, and some have crumbled into ruins Intellectual Ancient Egypt • Children in Ancient Egypt attended school if their families were wealthy enough
• Children’s careers would be chosen before they started school
• School was mostly to educate the children to read and write
• Attending schools would result in a better job, but since not many attended schools, the main job was a farmer
• A student would study voraciously at a master’s household RELIGION
dates back to about 3000 BC
the main gods are: Horus, Isis , Osiris, Ra, Seth, Thoth, Amun and, Ptah Egyptian Religion and Mythology MYTHOLOGY
inspired by the way nature works
the details of the myths are different from one text to another and often seem
Egyptian myths are primarily metaphorical
Creation, The reign of the sun god, Isis & Osiris, Birth of the royal child and, the End of the universe Isis & Osiris Thank you For Watching
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