Statues, paintings, and writings tell
us about ancient Egyptian values
Developed painting style that
remained unchanged for thousands
Wrote hymns and prayers to the
gods, proverbs, love poems, stories
of victory in battle, and folk tales.
Built pyramids and other great
buildings, such as temple of
Ramses II. Developed a form of picture writing called hieroglyphics.
Doctors diagnosed and cured
illnesses, performed surgery, and developed medicines still used
Developed 12-month calendar on
which modern calendar is based.
Astronomers mapped constellations
and charted movement of the
Developed practical geometry.
Skilled in design and engineering.Advances in the ArtsAdvances in LearningAncient Egypt: A Center of Learning & Culture2