Ancient Egypt: Land of the Pharaohs

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A civilization like no other – let’s start with the Egyptian gods that ruled over the smallest details of everyday life. They also protected the all-powerful Pharaoh. We examine Egyptian royalty, and the social structure of Ancient Egypt, right down to the everyday people, their daily life, and the symbols that were important them.

Video length: 26:41 minutes

Topics covered in this Video

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Fun facts about Egypt

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Geography of Egypt

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Importance of the Nile

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Major Gods – Amun, Ra, Nut, Isis, Osiris, Horus, Anubis, and more

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Process of mummification

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Ramses II

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King Tutankhamun

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Hatshepsut

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Cleopatra

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Royal & everyday clothing

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Social structure of Ancient Egypt

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Viziers/priests/scribes

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Doctors/engineers/masons

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Artisans/farmers/potters/craftsmen

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Flooding/farming along the Nile

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Crops/cuisine

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Symbols – cats, beetles, Eye of Horus, Ankh, Crook/Flail

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Hieroglyphics

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Ancient Rome

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