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Class Notes:

Class Assignments

Other Handouts:

Extra Credit Opportunities

  • I need someone to scan the "Stargazing in Ancient Egypt" article
  • I need someone ot scan the Osiris story from our text book.

Test Review

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 order):
Ra
Osiris
Set
Horus

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.

"Stargazing..."

  • 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 sun.
  • 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.

 

 

 
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Stories read in class:

 

Play Senet

Senet is a backgoammon-esque style board game that the egytpians played. It is said that Khonshu and Thoth often played it and gambled while doing so.

Lutanho
Chrome App

Sable Feather Press

The Doomed Prince Alternate Ending

Since "The Doomed Prince" has lost the original ending, we wrote one ourselves. It had to fit the prophecy and be about 3/4 page handwritten.

2008 Winner - Dillon Howard
2018 Winner -


 

These superheroes have Egyptian mythology backgrounds:

Pictured above are: Living Pharaoh (Akasha Martinez), Indestructible Man, Isis (Adrianna Tomaz), Osiris (Cadre of the Immortal), Birdman, Black Adam, Artemis of Bana-Mighdall, Cleopatra, Hawkman, Hawkgirl, Khonshu, Moon Knight, Isis, Brother Power, Kemit Kutie, Kid Pharaoh, Wargod, Krakos the Egyptian, Earth Lord, Skyhawk, Wind Warrior

Want to know more about them? Go to (and scroll down) http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/comic_collage.html

 

Egyptian Mythology Links

Egyptian Mythology Movies