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Ancient Egypt for Kids
Pharaohs
 

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Pharaohs were the kings of ancient Egypt. A couple were women, but most pharaohs were men. 

People referred to Pharaoh, not "the" pharaoh, but simply as Pharaoh. There was only one pharaoh (at a time) and in ancient Egypt, everything belonged to Pharaoh. When a new pharaoh came to power, everything in ancient Egypt automatically belonged to the new pharaoh.   

In the beginning, the people could talk directly to Pharaoh. As time went by, and the population grew and expanded, the Egyptian kings began to rely on their viziers to talk for them to the people. The vizier was the highest rank in government, next only to Pharaoh.

Pharaohs (story & game)

Pharaoh's Palace (interactive)

A Day in the Life of a Pharaoh

Square sails - building Pharaoh's boat

Prepare a Pharaoh for his tomb (interactive)

Famous Pharaohs: Rameses II - The Pharaoh Who Made A Name for Himself (cartoon illustrated powerpoint, give it time to load) 

Famous Pharaohs: King Tut

Famous Pharaohs: Hatstepsut, the Woman Who Was King & Hatstepsut

Very short stories of Egyptian Kings & Queen by Mark Millmore 

65 narrated video tours - Valley of the Kings

 

 

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