The Great Pyramids of Egypt

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					  Ancient Egypt
Pharaohs   Pyramids
Sphinx     Mummies




           … and more
Ancient
Egypt
Map
Pyramids
 There are more than100 pyramids in Egypt.
 The pyramids are the tombs of Egypt's kings -
  the Pharaohs.
 The pyramids are designed to protect the
  buried Pharaoh's body and his personal
  objects.
Pyramids and Pharaohs
   The pyramids are full of treasure
    (jewellery, gold and furniture).
 Mummies
 This  is a mummy: a dead
  body wrapped in bandages.
 Egyptians say after
  mummification, a body can
  live in the afterlife
Sphinx
 Sphinx - is the guardian of the pyramids.
 It has the body of a lion and the head of a
  pharaoh.
 It’s located in Giza.
Cats in Ancient Egypt
 In Ancient Egypt cats are very special!
 Cats have magical powers: they protect
  their homes and children from danger.
     Questions. True or false?
      There are more than 100 pyramids in Egypt.
 TRUE. There are more than 100 pyramids in Egypt.
      The pyramids are tombs.
 TRUE. The pyramids are tombs.

        The Pyramids are houses.
 FALSE. They are tombs. full of objects and furniture.
     A dead body wrapped in bandages is called Sphinx.
 FALSE. It’s called “mummy”

     In ancient Egypt, cats are not very important.
 FALSE. Cats have magical powers.
    They protect homes and children from danger.
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