Extra Credit Opportunities
- I need someone to scan the "Stargazing in Ancient Egypt"
- I need someone ot scan the Osiris story from our text book.
First of all, review the powerpoint notes. There will
be matching of the gods from these notes. These are the gods you will
need to know by discription:
Osiris - green
Anubis - jackyl head
Ammut - crocodile head
Horus - falcon head
Set - donkey/pig mix
Hathor - cow head
Thoth - ibis head
Bast - cat head
Hapy - blue
Sekhmet - lion head
Know the gods that were pharaohs (this is their chronological
Be able to fill out The
Journey of the Dead handout.
Review the stories that we have read. most are online
above if you missed any. The only one not online above is the Osiris,
which is in our text book and needs to be scanned.
Hieroglyphics are NOT on the test.
- Pyramids and obelisks may have been modeled after zodiacal
lights and sun pillars.
- Sothis is better known to us as Sirius.
- Egyptian graves face the rising
- The sun's rays transported
kings to heaven.
For the extra credit on the test, you may want to figure out the connection
to Egyptian mythology for one of these:
Cartouches are set heiroglyphics
to represent a person's name. Thanks to Aiden for finding these cartouches:
Click it to see a larger image.