Unit 1: Class 10 - Ancient Egypt: The New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period (1550 B.C. – 712 B.C.) Part 1

Unit 1, Class 10 explores the New Kingdom of ancient Kemet (Egypt). The New Kingdom is considered by many historians to be the height of ancient Kemetic/Egyptian civilization. The New Kingdom was formed after pharoahs from the 17th Dynasty overthrew the foreign Hyksos, who comprised the 15th Dynasty and ruled Lower Kemet (Egypt) for nearly 100 years. Unit 1, Class 10 features a documentary on the foundation of the New Kingdom by the "warrier pharaohs". It also features information and a supplemental documentary on Hatshepsut, the second attested female pharaoh of ancient Kemet (Egypt), who ruled for 20 years and constructed one of the most magnificient buildings in antiquity. Explore the New Kingdom and experience ancient Kemet at its zenith!


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                                                    - James Weldon Johnson