High School Resource: Egypt’s Golden Empire: Tombs and Afterlife
High School Resource
Egypt’s Golden Empire: Tombs and Afterlife
This lesson focuses on the concept of the afterlife and the importance of pleasing the gods and goddesses, the significance of tombs and tomb building, and the burial customs and traditions of the ancient Egyptians. After learning about all of these concepts, students will design a tomb, create a model of it, and complete a short written assignment explaining the design and contents of the tomb.
Related NY State Academic Standards: RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.4, RH.9-10.10 and more!
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