Ancient Egypt/ Nile River Valley: Tombs and Temples Assignment
students go through stations and watch videos and tombs and temples (can be found on youtube)- then research one of the temples given
As we know many civilizations go through an economic crisis’ and Ancient Egypt was no different. Great architects designed tombs and temples in honor of pharaohs and gods in Egypt.
Your mission is to research two of the tombs or temples listed below (if you are working with a partner(s), you must choose different and create a “Housing Wanted” for your newspaper.
1. Choose an ancient Egyptian tomb to analyze:
o Write the name of the tomb or Temple
o Tell who the tomb/ temple was for
o Who built the tomb/ temple
o Where was the location in ancient Egypt at which their built the temple or tomb
o Brief description of the outside of the tomb/ temple (draw a sketch) (the shape or type and it’s dimensions, what was it made from)
o Brief description of the inside of the tomb/ temple (and include a labeled floor plan… and boobie traps)
o Examine and list any artifacts that you find in the tomb such as tools, weapons, letters, clothing, jewelry, and buildings. These will give you clues to what this tomb was use for.
o Were there any gods/ goddesses on the walls of the tomb? Who? What can you infer about this?
o Any symbols? What might that mean
o Include any extra interesting facts about the tomb