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7 Elements of Culture

Shirley Citalan Mailyn del Cid Vera Barillas Abril Grande

• The culture was recognized for their money and arquitecture. When they had stability and prosperity was largely by the central government and the unified sense of goals created by religious belief. • Was based on agriculture like in wheat and barley planting.

The religion is about worship of gods for example the Sun God Ra and Goddess of fertillity Isis

The egyptian worked with a lot of materials like gold, bronze, gemstones, and marble for the elaboration of tombs, and also they used it for created stylized reliefs, and jewerly.

• Education and science depends of the social class, because they learn the work of the murals.

They created The book of the Dead the text was in egyptic and they used spells to guide the dead

• The economy of pharaonic Egypt has been called an ancient command economy, but one should always remember that such modern definitions are not as apt as one would hope for. Still, there was a specialized bureaucracy which monitored or controlled much of its activity, one of the hallmarks of planned economies.

• The ancient Egyptian people were grouped in a hierarchical system with the Pharaoh at the top and farmers and slaves at the bottom. The groups of people nearest the top of society were the richest and most powerful.

• The pharaoh, this gave him absolute control over the affairs of the Empire and its people. Ancient Egypt was also a theocracy, As in most religious anient societies, priests had special status above the rest of the citizens, forming a kind of nobility. The governmental officials included the vizier, or the prime minister, the chief treasurer, the tax collector, the minister of public works, and the army commander.

• Ancient Egyptians were polytheistic, worshiping many gods, including some animals like the cat, the ox and the crocodile, which they considered sacred. was also a religion antropozoomórfica because the gods were often represented by the human figure and animal.

• Art:The main art of ancient Egypt was the architecture. construction of large and beautiful temples, like the temples of Karnac, Luxor and Abu Simbel, and as the giant pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus. Literature:Religious literature is best known for his hymns to various gods and funerary texts.There is also an extensive collection of papyrus with technical and medical texts.

• The culture honored men for their ability to work, provide food and shelter, and fight if necessary. The society looked at women respectfully due to their childbearing ability and their contributions to family life through working in fields, weaving and housekeeping.

• Personal documents (letters, tax receipts, accounts, legal texts, etc.), administrative documents, and literary, scientific and religious texts were all written in Demotic and provide a wealth of information about the Egyptian-speaking population in Egypt.

• The Egyptians managed to achieve knowledge of mathematics, chemistry, astronomy and medicine, among others. They used a decimal system. Papyrus is made with technical old. They found the stone to decipher rosette demotica, hieroglyphic, the Scriptures used by the Egyptians and Greek writings.

7 Elements of Culture in Egypt