Ancient Egyptian Society

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Today I am going to talk about what I have learnt about Ancient Egyptian Society, how I researched Ancient Egypt and why we should continue to learn and understand more about Ancient societies in today’s modern world. When completing the Tutankhamun Research Booklet I learnt a lot about Ancient Egyptian Society which I didn’t know before. I learnt that Pharaoh’s are kings and they were the most important people in Ancient Egyptian society. When a king died they were buried in elaborate tombs. Tutankhamun became King at the age of 9 and died at 18. The discovery of his tomb made him famous in history because of the treasures and artefacts that were buried with him. Tutankhamun’s tomb was small relative to his status. It is believed that his tomb was made for a noble not a pharaoh and that he may have died before the completion of a grander royal tomb. Egyptians believed that after people died, they went to an afterlife, where they would continue their lives as they lived them on Earth. To do this successfully they had to preserve everything that they had in life on Earth. This is the reason that Pharaohs were buried with everything that they owned. I also learnt the major differences between a noble family and a farmer’s family. A noble family has servants and banquets and the farmer’s family works on the land and spends much more time together as a family. When studying Ancient Egypt the internet is a powerful research tool. The internet allows us to have a lot of information from different websites at our fingertips without even having to leave home. The internet will enable you to access images, news, maps, videos and more. We should continue to learn and understand more about Ancient societies in today’s modern world. The Study of Ancient societies has helped us to discover how our modern world evolved and has also allowed us to
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