Pyramids

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Great Pyramids of Giza
* Built in c.2560 B.C
* Took 20 years to construct
* One pyramid contains the tomb of Pharaoh Khufu
* Temples dedicated to Khufu
* One of the oldest man made seven wonders of the world
Cairo Museum
* Contains 120,000 ancient Egyptian artifacts
* For example: treasures of King Tutankhamun,such as his solild gold mask * The Museum contains 9 mummies
* For example: the mummy of Queen Hatshepsut

Memphis , Ancient Egypt
* The location of the Great Temple of Ptah
* The temple is dedicated to the creator God
* The location of the Royal Palace of Tuthmosis I
* Contains many statues dedicated to Rameses II

Karnak, Ancient Egypt
* Known as the City of Temples
* Contains the Great Temple of Amun
* Main parts of the complex include : Precinct of Amun-Re, Precinct of Mut, Precinct Montu & Temple of Amenhotep

Thebes, Ancient Egypt
* This location was very wealthy and prosperous
* Home to the Royal Theben Family

Luxor, Ancient Egypt
* Contains a granite shrine dedicated to Alexander the Great * Contains the Temple of Luxor
* This temple was built in c.1390 B.C by King Amenhotep
* This temple was completed by King Tutankhamun and added to by Rameses II

Valley of the Kings
* Located on the West Bank of the Nile in the Theben Hills * Contains the tombs of pharaohs and powerful nobles during the c.16 – 11 century B.C * Including these tombs is the tomb of King Tutankhamun

Abu Simbel
* Built by Rameses II
* Twin temples built from a mountainside
* A memorial of the supposidly victorious Battle of Kadesh * Monument to Rameses II & his queen Nafetari
* Dedicated to the Gods:Amun , Ra – Horakhty and Ptah

Rameses II
* The Reign of Rameses II = Egypts final hour of greatness c. 1279 – 1213 B.C * Known as the pharaoh responsible for the most buildings and statues * Known as a warrior , however the battle versus the...
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