Name: Date: Period: Click on the link below. It will take you to a website titled “Egyptian Life”. Follow the directions within the Web quest to be taken on a magical journal back in time to Ancient Egypt! Do not copy and paste your answers! Your answers MUST be written in your own words, or you will not receive credit for your answer! Type your answers in below and make your answers in a color other than black! http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/menu.html Click on the first link on the site for Gods and Goddesses. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Were the Ancient Egyptians Polytheistic or Monotheistic? How do you know? What were some of the different roles that gods and goddesses had? Click on the “Story” link. How was Seth able to stay on earth? Click on the “Explore” link. There are 29 Gods and Goddesses pictured. Choose three different Gods and/or goddesses, and give the following information about each: God/Goddess: God/Goddess of: Appearance: One fact: God/Goddess: God/Goddess of: Appearance: One fact: God/Goddess: God/Goddess of: Appearance: One fact: In your opinion, which God/Goddess is the most important? Why? Click on the link on the site for Mummification. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. What caused the Ancient Egyptians to start the process of embalming? Click on the “story” link. Click on the “embalming” link. What substance helped to dry the organs out? Once the organs were removed, where were they placed? Click on the “wrapping” link. What object helped to protect the body in the afterlife? What was resin used for? What is a sarcophagus? Click on the link on the site for Pharaoh. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. What is a pharaoh? Click on the Story link and read through the story. Click on the Explore link. Use the scroll bar at the top of the screen and click on the different pictures. Why were oxen valuable to the Ancient Egyptians? What is a cartouche? Click on the link on the site for Pyramids. 1. During which time periods were pharaohs buried in pyramids? 2. Why were the pyramids at Giza described as a complex? What can you compare this complex to in today’s society? 3. Click on the “Explore” link. Click on the different parts of the pyramid to explore and learn more about each. Click on the link on the site for Writing. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. What was the writing in Ancient Egypt called? Describe the duties of a scribe. Click on the “Story” link and read through the story. According to the story, why was it important to learn about the script? Click on the “Explore” link. 6. Where was writing used in Ancient Egypt? 7. In which of the areas do you think writing was the most important? Why? Click on the link on the site for Egyptian Life. 1. How did the Nile help the Egyptian people? 2. Describe the homes and farming life of the Ancient Egyptians. 3. What are the different groups of people that made up the classes of Ancient Egypt? 4. What does the word “enriched” mean? 5. What does the word “scribes” mean? 6. Click on the “Story” link. Read each of the stories on the page. 7. Which life would you rather live—the life of a nobleman, or the life of a farmer. List three facts from the story to support your answer. 8. Which group of people do you think were most important to the Ancient Egyptian civilization, farmers or noblemen? Use three examples from the story to support your answer.