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Khufu ruled from 2551 to 2528. He ruled during the Old Kingdom Period. Hes best known for the building of a famous pyramid. People described him as harsh and a cruel leader, others say hes kind. He also controlled a large network of government who carried out laws.
Senusret ruled from 1971 to 1926 BC. He ruled during the middle kingdom period.He was a strong leader, he also ruled a stable. This pharaot controlled mines filled with gold , copper , and gems , one of the gems was purple amethyst. They turned those into necklaces and bracelets. Those things were also highly detailed.
The Great Pyramid used 2 million stone blocks. The blocks also fit perfectly together. It took 20 years to build the Great Pyramid. Inside of the pyramid there was tunnels that led to seven burial chambers. The king's chamber had 7 roofs to hold up the weight of the stones. People dont know how the Egyptions did it to. Khufu also had thousands of workers working on the pyramid.
One of Senusret's greatest accomplishments which were in religous architecture. He also had many temples, shrines, and religous monuments built then improved. He also was the Patron of the arts.
She ruled Egypt from about 1473 to 458 BC. During the New Kingdom period.Hatshepsut was Egypt's first female pharaoh. She was known for encouraging trade. One of her greatest accomplishments was her rise to power. Hatshepsut strengthen her position in 7 ways. Filled her government with loyal advisers. Demanded the same respect shown to male rulers. Sometimes she dressed in male clothing, and even wore a beard.
Hatshepsut left a "stunning" to her reign. The main part of the temple was built into a clift above the Nile River. The entrace were to tall, thin monuments called Obelisks. The entrance also had 200 sphinx statures. (Body of a lion and a head of a human.)
The white chapel was made out of alabaster, a hard white stone, some historians think the chapel had a thin layer of gold. The artwork was decorated with chapel's pillars. Carvings showed the pharaoh with gods. Such as birds, animals, and Egyptians symbols found to. A later pharaoh took the White Chapel apart and used pieces in a monument of his own.
Ruled from 1290 to 1224 BC. during the New Kingdom period. this was called Ramses the great. He also known for being one of the most famous pharaohs. He reigned for more than 60 years, longer than most pharaohs. Best known for his miltary leadership and for building lots of buildings. Ramses had 100 wives and over 100 children. he had lots of statues of him, some of them were 60 feet high.
One of Ramses' greatest projects was the temple complex at Abu Simbel. The main part of the temple was carved into a side of a cliff. The cliff where it was carved was on a bank of the Nile River. There is also a small temple he made for is favorite wife, Neferatri.
Time Khufu Ruled
Time Senusret Ruled
Time Hatshepsut Ruled
Time Ramses II Ruled
Old Kingdom Period
Middle Kingdom Period
New Kingdom Period
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