Ancient Egyptian Festivals: History & Traditions


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Festivals associated with renewal and rejuvenation tended to fall in the first season of the Egyptian calendar, which began when?

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1. Which of these festivals was NOT associated with the first season of renewal and rebirth in ancient Egypt?

2. Festivals featuring the god Amun tended to be most popular in what era of Egyptian history?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is the oldest Egyptian festival? See if you know the answer to this question and other related topics by taking this short quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will confirm your knowledge of the following:

  • First season of the Egyptian calendar
  • Festivals associated with the first season of renewal and rebirth
  • Era in which festivals featuring the god Amun were popular
  • Similarities between the festivals of Opet and Heb-Sed
  • Oldest Egyptian festival

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about ancient Egyptian festivals
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the festivals of Opet and Heb-Sed
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the first season of the Egyptian calendar and interpret it correctly

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