Choose one (1) of the topics below and develop a three to four (3-4) paragraph essay (of at least 250-500 words) which adequately address the topic you have chosen.
There have been many theories regarding how the pyramids at Giza were constructed. Most experts agree that they were constructed as burial monuments for pharaohs, but â€œhowâ€ these ancient people constructed monuments of such great size without modern machinery is a mystery
which is still being debated.
No one can say for certain what happened to the Mayan people, but theories abound and include varied possible alternatives to explain the abrupt and mysterious disappearance of the Mayan civilization.
It is believed that Queen Hatshepsut dressed as a man to gain support of the Egyptians. After her death, her successor removed as many remnants of her rule as possible. Although a pharaoh, her mummified remains and tomb have never been conclusively found.
Tutankhamen died young, at around 18 years of age. However, his cause of death has not been confirmed. Did he die of an injury, of illness, or was he murdered?
Considered the â€œMummyâ€™s Curse,â€ a series of unexplainable, unfortunate, or tragic events that happened to the people who were present at the opening of Tutankhamenâ€™s tomb.
The monumental size and complexity of the Tomb of Shihuangdi is astounding. It is believed that the workers were forced to remain inside the tomb when it was walled shut so they would not reveal the secrets of its construction. What was the emperorâ€™s purpose for such an elaborate burial place?
â€¢1 Clearly state the â€œmysteryâ€ and provide a brief summary of at least two (2) theories which could explain the mystery
Because some theories may sound farfetched, include the source or
promoter of each theory â€“such as a scientist, a historian, a theologian, etc
2. Identify one (1) of the theories and provide at least two (2) convincing
reasons why the theory you have chosen is the best one to explain the mystery
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA style format.
Please also include 2 References on the reference page