Subject Search for: Archaeology and Anthropology (Ancient History) / Egypt
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1.2449 Ancient Egyptian Religion.
This paper discusses ancient Egyptian religion and its importance to all aspects of Egyptian culture, its art, science, government, and law. 6 pgs. 2 f/c. 9b.
Bibliography: 9 source(s) listed
Filename: 2449 Ancient Egyptian Religion.doc
2.3777 Ancient Alexandria.
This paper discusses various aspects of the ancient Egyptian city of Alexandria, including its geographic features of its location, details of its population and their occupations, the nature and significance of religion and the structure of secular authority. It also investigates the city's cultural, artistic and architectural achievements. The study concludes by drawing attention to the importance of Alexandria and its civilization to the study and understanding of ancient cultures around the globe. 7 pgs. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
Bibliography: 7 source(s) listed
Filename: 3777 Ancient Alexandria.doc
3.4332 Ramses II.
This 5-page, 5-source piece analyzes the life and accomplishments of the Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II. The author discusses how Ramses was destined to be a warrior king from his early 20s. However, Ramses' most important contribution to Egyptian society was a peace treaty with the Hittites, Egypt's perennial rivals. After securing peace by marrying a Hittite princess, Ramses focused on architecture and the treasury, creating the temple of Abu Simbel and the mortuary temple at Thebes. Ramses II also fathered 100 children and is believed to have been the unnamed Biblical pharaoh who caused the Hebrew Exodus. The author concludes by pointing out that many of the archaeological findings concerning Ramses are fairly new, the most recent of which occurring just six months ago. 6 pgs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Bibliography: 5 source(s) listed
Filename: 4332 Ramses II.doc
4.9027 Gilgamesh and the Book of Dead.
This three-page undergraduate paper discusses the epic of Gilgamesh and the Egyptian Book of Dead. Not only this but it will also point out the Egyptian and Mesopotamian views of death and life after death. 3 pgs. No sources listed.
Bibliography: 0 source(s) listed
Filename: 9027 Gilgamesh Book Dead.doc
5.9232 How Ancient Egyptians and Mesopotamian Peoples' Belief in Divine Origins Shaped Their Administrative Systems.
This four-page undergraduate paper explains how the belief of the Egyptians and Mesopotamian peoples that their administrative systems had divine origins shaped those systems. Urban areas and architecture are emphasized. 4 pgs. Bibliography lists 1 source.
Bibliography: 1 source(s) listed
Filename: 9232 Ancient Egyptians Belief.doc
6.9556 The Mummification Process in Egypt: The Preparation for the Afterlife.
This six-page undergraduate paper is an analysis of the mummification process in ancient Egypt. The thesis is that comprehension of mummification is essential to our understanding of Ancient Egypt as a whole, since The afterlife of the dead was a prominent part of the findings of the Ancient Egyptian culture. 6 pgs. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Bibliography: 4 source(s) listed
Filename: 9556 Mummification Process Afterlife.doc
7.8071 Egyptian and Mesopotamian Writing: Hieroglyph and Cuneiform.
This paper examines Ancient Egyptian and Mesopotamian writing systems. Egypt developed a hieroglyphic system while Mesopotamia developed the earlier, and ultimately more widespread, cuneiform. The distinctive and significant differences between the two systems are contrasted. 5 pgs. Bibliography lists 7 sources.