Flashcards in 13 b history Deck (10):
what is polytheism?
the worship of many different gods
what is monotheism?
the worship of just one god
were the ancient egyptians polytheists or monotheists?
polytheists...they worshipped many different gods
was the pharaoh amenhotep a polytheist or a monotheist?
how did the egyptian people feel about being forced to limit their worship to the one god that pharaoh amenhotep worshipped?
they did not like this...they wanted their old gods back.
what did the egyptians do when the pharaoh amenhotep died?
they tried to erase all record of him ever being pharaoh.
where was king tut buried?
in the valley of the kings
who discovered king tut's tomb?
did robbers steal king tut's treasure?
no...they couldn't even find his tomb