The Pyramids Of Giza Pyramids

Decent Essays
Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient Northeastern Africa, along the the Nile River in what is now the modern country of Egypt.It consisted of many farms along the Nile. They are known for the Pyramids of Giza. The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering Cairo, Egypt. The Great Pyramid is the main part of a complex or set of buildings that include two mortuary temples in honor of Khufu. King Menes is whom founded Egypt. In the year 5500 BCE technology flourished. The technology that they had created was asstounding. They were able to create glass, ramps, levers, and more. There greatest creation was the pyramid. The first pyramid was created in 2551 B.C. It was created…show more content…
His son became the king of Egypt, while Osiris became the king of the dead and the judge of the underworld. Egyptians thus saw him as triumphant over death. Osiris was also the god of vegetation and was often painted with green skin, symbolizing new growth and renewal. Anubis was a jackal headed god. He was associated with mummies and the afterlife. He spawned in your place to take you to the afterlife. He was said to be the reason farming was so great. Isis was the ultimate goddess. She was the mother of Horus and the wife and sister of Osiris. Horus was one of the most important ancient gods. He was the son of Osiris and Isis. He was usually seen with a falcon head with a white and red crown. These are just a few gods out of many more. Not all of the Egyptians worshipped the gods. Pharaohs and priests worshipped them the most. They made temples for the gods to live in and worship in. They did not connect with other Egyptians though. The ancient Egyptians built pyramids as tombs for the pharaohs and their queens. The pharaohs were buried in many different shapes and sizes from before the beginning of the Old Kingdom to the end of the Middle Kingdom. The ancient Egyptians believed that when someone died, their soul left their body. The soul would then return and be reunited with the body after it was buried. However, the soul needed to be able to find and recognise the body in order to live forever. Most ordinary ancient Egyptians were probably buried in the
Get Access