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Ch 9: Rulers of Ancient Egypt

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If you need to review information about ancient Egypt's most significant rulers, you're in the right place. This chapter's engaging lessons and mini-quizzes are great options for students who need to prepare for upcoming exams, catch up in class or bring up their grades.

Rulers of Ancient Egypt - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you'll find a series of short and simple lessons that examine important rulers of ancient Egypt. You can expect to review information about the lives and legacies of Thutmose III, Amenhotep II and more. Work through the chapter at your own pace, and be sure to take the accompanying lesson quizzes and chapter exam. If you have any questions, you can easily submit them to our instructors online. The chapter is also available to study at any time that fits your schedule. Upon completion of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Describe Thutmose III's statue, temple, artifacts, accomplishments and reign
  • Evaluate the lives, families and deaths of Amenhotep II and Amenhotep III
  • Assess Amenhotep III's leadership style and accomplishments
  • Interpret facts about Amenhotep III's temple, tomb and statue

7 Lessons in Chapter 9: Rulers of Ancient Egypt
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Thutmose III: Temple, Artifacts & Statue

1. Thutmose III: Temple, Artifacts & Statue

Ancient Egypt has fascinated people for centuries. The New Kingdom is one of the most interesting periods in Egyptian history. This is the time of Thutmose III, who became pharaoh at the age of three with his stepmother, Hatshepsut, as his advisor. In this lesson, we will look at Thutmose III, his life, his temple, and the artifacts that describe him.

Thutmose III of Ancient Egypt: Facts, Accomplishments & Reign

2. Thutmose III of Ancient Egypt: Facts, Accomplishments & Reign

Thutmose III was one of the greatest military strategist pharaohs of ancient Egypt, with more records of his accomplishments than any other pharaoh. Read this lesson to learn more about Thutmose III's battles, accomplishments, and reign.

Amenhotep II of Ancient Egypt: Tomb, Mummy & Death

3. Amenhotep II of Ancient Egypt: Tomb, Mummy & Death

Because ancient Egyptian tombs were frequently plundered, the Egyptians moved royal mummies to prevent the corpses from being damaged. However, Amenhotep II's mummy, which you can read more about in this lesson, was discovered in his original tomb.

Amenhotep II: Biography, Sons & Family Tree

4. Amenhotep II: Biography, Sons & Family Tree

Amenhotep II was a pharaoh from the 18th dynasty of Egypt, famous for his legendary athletic ability, but overshadowed by his descendants, like his great-great grandson King Tut. Learn more about Amenhotep II's life and descendants in this lesson.

Amenhotep III:  Facts, Leadership Style & Accomplishments

5. Amenhotep III: Facts, Leadership Style & Accomplishments

Amenhotep III was one of the most prosperous rulers of ancient Egypt, keeping peace with other nations, building up the wealth of the empire, and commissioning many buildings and statues. Learn more about Amenhotep III's rule and his accomplishments during in this lesson.

Amenhotep III: Tomb, Temple & Statue

6. Amenhotep III: Tomb, Temple & Statue

Amenhotep III had a prosperous reign, which is reflected in the temple and statues he had built of him for the Egyptians to worship after his death, when he had become a god. Read this lesson to learn more about these, as well as Amenhotep's tomb.

Amenhotep III: Biography, Family & Death

7. Amenhotep III: Biography, Family & Death

You have probably heard of King Tut, but do you know anything about his ancestors? In this lesson, read more about Amenhotep III, King Tut's grandfather and one of the most prosperous pharaohs of Egypt.

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