June 30
Ancient Egypt: Middle & New Kingdoms

 

 

 

Mastaba to Pyramid
http://www.westga.edu/~rtekippe/slides2201/mastaba-pyramid.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://6cancientegypt1.pbworks.com/w/page/1057060/Geography-Team-1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Dynasty - mastaba

Mastaba

Third Dynasty - stpped pyramid
Fourth Dynasty - bent pyramid
Fourth Dynasty - Pyramid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bent Pyramid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great Pyramids, Giza. Fourth Dynasty, c. 2575 - 2450 BCE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Imhotep. Step Pyramid of King Djoser, Saqqara. 3rd Dynasty. c. 2681 - 2662 BCE.
http://www.sacred-destinations.com/egypt/images/saqqara/step-pyramid-djoser-cc-phool-4-XC.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Imhotep
What Life Was Like on the Banks of the Nile. (Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books, 1999), 138.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Khufu's Pyramid(c. 2601 - 2528 BC), Giza.

 

"Time laughs at all things, but the pyramids laugh at time."
The Pyramids of Menkaure (c. 2533 - 2515 B.C.), Khafre (c. 2570 - 2544 B.C.), and Khufu (c. 2601- 2528 B.C.), Giza.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modern Egyptian standing on pyramid building blocks
http://sacredsites.com/africa/egypt/the_great_pyramid_of_giza.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How were the Great Pyramids built?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diagram of Cheops Pyramid
http://www.starseeds.net/group/alternativearchaeologyforbiddenhistory/forum/topics/the-great-pyramid-at-giza?xg_source=activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plan of necropolis at Giza with sections of Pyramid of Khufu and mastaba,
and with inset of Step Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Great Sphinx, Giza. c. 2570 - 2544 BCE. Sandstone, height 65'.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Khafre, from Giza. c. 2500 BC. Diorite, height 66".
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_CijcaA9yq58/TVHeKfpartI/AAAAAAAAIhs/EeXaariMDtE/s1600/Khafre%252C%2Bfrom%2BGiza%2BValley%2BTemple.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Decorating a Tomb
What Life Was Like on the Banks of the Nile. (Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books, 1999).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Menkuare and His Wife, Queen Khamerernebty, from Giza. c. 2525 BCE. Slate, height 54 1/2".
http://legacy.earlham.edu/~vanbma/20th%20century/images/surveydayfour.htm