Ancient Egypt

Quarrying the Obelisk
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New Pyramid Building Theory Website
Research Activity
The King's Ghost
The Pharaohs Obelisk Worksheet
Historical Fiction Magazine
Ancient Egypt Study Guide
Extra Credit Opportunity (5 pts)
Click on the link to Quarrying the Obelisk. Read through how Egyptians might have Quarried and drilled holes in granite and answer the following questions on your own sheet of paper.

1. Why do you think finding an unfinished monument can be much more valuable to Egyptologists than the finished product?

2. What tool was used to dig trenches next to the Obelisk?

3. What ingredient was probably added to copper saws which allowed them to cut granite.

4. Describe the drill possibly used by Egyptians to make holes in stone.
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Egypt Millionaire Game
Pharoah's Ghost Rubric
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