Study: Let's Study Ancient Egypt
Belinda Mooney January 29, 2001
good portion of the Old testament takes place in or around Egypt. Egypt
also plays a major role in the life of many Bible people from Moses and
Joseph to Jesus. So let's start out by looking at Egypt and just where
in the world it is. Get your maps and timeline ready.
3000 BC the Upper Kingdom under King Narmer conquered the Lower Kingdom
and they became one nation. King Marner, who was also called Menes, was
now the ruler, or Pharaoh, over both. He built a new capital city
Egypt: Pharaohs and pyramids
were also supposed to be great warriors. They were supposed to be given
great strength by the god Amun. The first of the Pharaohs were buried
low lying tombs made of mud bricks. But then the Age of Pyramids began!
was literally hundreds gods and goddesses in Egyptian religion. Several
of them were both human and animals of Ancient Egypt. The Sun god was
considered the most important of all the gods. He was pictured in many
different ways. One of these was a scarab beetle, Khepri.
Make your own Egyptian
was buried with the Pharaohs so the architect's did there best to
them so they could not be robbed.