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Roll each one on a floured surface until it is in a long strip. 8. Coil the strip around into a spiral. Do the same with the other two pieces. 9. Sprinkle each roll with seeds 10. Place the rolls on a greased baking tray or sheet.. 11. Dribble the rest of the honey equally over the rolls. 12. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. 13. Cool and serve. indd 41 4/26/12 4:02 PM Timeline BCE 3100 King Menes founds the first Egyptian dynasty. 3100-2950 The first and second dynasties rule Egypt and begin using hieroglyphics; Memphis, in Lower Egypt, is established as Egypt’s capital.
This made it swell up and split the rocks into smaller pieces. Next, copper chisels were used to smooth the block and then workers dragged these huge, heavy boulders all the way to the barges waiting on the Nile. The boats slowly made their way to the building site. There, the stones were taken off the boats and the journey across the land continued. Once the stones arrived at the site, they were pulled up steep ramps and tugged into place on the pyramid. The higher the stones went on the building, the longer the ramp had to be.
Mertz, Barbara. Red Land, Black Land. New York: HarperCollins Books, 2008. Oakes, Lorna. Pyramids, Temples and Tombs of Ancient Egypt. London: Arness Publishing, 2006. On the Internet Hymn to the Nile, c. uk/Homework/egypt/mummies. il/ad/egypt/timelines/topics/harvesting_grain. indd 45 4/26/12 4:02 PM Further Reading Books Adamson, Heather. Ancient Egypt: An Interactive History Adventure. Mankato, Minnesota: Capstone Press, 2010. Boyer, Crispin. National Geographic Kids Everything Ancient Egypt: Dig Into a Treasure Trove of Facts, Photos, and Fun.
Ancient Egypt (Explore Ancient Worlds) by Tamra Orr