Nile River flooding.
Why is he important?
Pyramid & Tomb Map
Individual limestone building blocks of the pyramids.
The first pyramid was the Step Pyramid at
Saqqara, built for King Zoser in 2750 BCE.
Body of lion, head of pharaoh.
•Egyptian pictogram of Ma’at.
•What is Ma’at? Why is it important?
•Ma’at often represented as a
goddess wearing a feather.
•How did Osiris use the feather?
Egyptian Creation Myth
Osiris & Isis Seth & Nephthys
How does the sun god, Ra, fit in?
Re, Amon Re, or Amon Ra
Weighing of the deceased heart against Ma’at.
1. Deceased meeting with committee.
2. Anubis 3. Weighing 4. Passed test.
of heart 5. Osiris
leading Now on to welcoming
deceased against Osiris and the