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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Sesostris I built his pyramid and funerary temple near his father's in at Al-Lisht. Sesostris took some of the Old Kingdom Traditions to put in his temple. His pyramid imitated Pepi II's (a king in the 6th Dynasty) pyramid complex. After 42 years of ruling Egypt, he now shared the honor with his son, Amenemhet. Two years later, Sesostris I died. Sesostris's funerary temple Sesostris I Mentuhotep's Mortuary Temple Montuhotep II was king in the 11th Dynasty andbuilt his Mortuary Temple. Mentuhotep's Mortuary Temple's full name was "Mentuhotep's sites shineblissfully". It was built on a rocky hillside at modernDeir el-Bahari. His temple had many elements of a pyramid and it may even had the substructure of a pyramid. The Mortuary Temple was a place of worship of dead kings. It was also the place where objects including food were offered to past kings. Specialization of Jobs Sesostris I was the king of Egypt from 1908-1875 BCE. Starting in 1918 BCE, he and his father, Amenemhet I, shared the honor for ten years. Sesostris conqured Nubia and led an expedition in the Western Desert against the people from Libya. After Sesostris became the only ruler, he continued conquring Nubia. After conquring Nubia, during the third year of his reign, he built many different buildings in Heliopolis, Thebes, and Karnak. Middle Kingdom Most of the people who worked were farmers but other people's jobs were manufacturing, mining, transporting things and trading. Craftsmen who owned small shops made most of the manufactured goods. Some important products that were made was pottery, bricks, tools, weapons and jewelery. They also made rope, baskets and sheets of writing material from plants. If you were a trader in Ancient Egypt, you would sail to places bordering the Aegean, Mediterranean and the Red Seas. Some things traders were able to recieve were ivory, gold, leapord skins and cattle from barttering wheat, barley, papyrus sheets, wine, gold and other minerals in Nubia. In areas of southwest Asia, they got silver, horses and cedar logs. Most farmers worked for royal families on large amounts of land, temples or for other wealthy people. As a reward, they recieved small amounts of crops mostly because most of the crops grown were traded to pay taxes. ancient egyptians carving amethyst malachite Miners were able to produce large amounts of stone due to a big supply. For construction of monuments and temples, miners produced limestone, sandstone and granite. They also mined copper and gold. Most of the gold they were able to find was from Nubia and east of the Nile River. Miners were able to find gems such as turquoise, amethyst, and malachite. papyrus sheets gold Living in the temples, royal families hired architects, engineers,carpenters, artists and sculptors. They also hired butchers, teachers, musicians and shoemakers. Egyptians believed that the bodies of people with highly skilled professions had to be preserved for the afterlife. Egyptians served in the army and navy and some worked on cargo ships or fishing boats. trading papyrus sheets for gold
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