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Egypt

QuestionAnswer
Why is Hatshepsut important? She increased trade and had great monuments built
Silt Tiny bits of soil and rock that made the land more fertile
The job of the Scribes? Keep written records
Hieroglyphics Egyptian form of writing
King Tut Youngest pharaoh, most famous for his tomb which was discovered in 1922
Represents guidance Crook
Represents that the Pharaoh was a provider of food for the people Flail
The cobra and falcon of the Pharaoh represented Protection
The colors blue and gold of the Pharaoh represented Rebirth
A connection with the gods False beard
Menes united the kingdoms during the Old Kingdom
Unification to bring two parts together
Mummification process of preserving the dead
Rosetta Stone Helped us decode and understand Egyptian writing
Papyrus Plant that grew along the Nile that was used for paper
Irrigation The process of using water to dry lands through the use of canals and pipes
The Delta is located in what part of Egypt? Lower Egypt
Who was the head of Egyptian religion? the Pharaoh
Egyptian economy was based on agriculture
Southern Egypt is known as Upper Egypt
King of the Underworld Osiris
Ra is the god of the sun
What were the organs put in during mummification? Canopic Jars
Organs that were taken out of the body for mummification lungs, stomach, intestines, and liver
How long was the body left to dry out? 40 days
The whole process of mummification took how many days? 70 days
3 roles of the Pharaoh? priest, judge, leader of the army
What happened to the brain during mummification? thrown out
the test that Egyptians had to pass in order to go to the after life the weighing of the heart
a temporary ruler is known as a- regent
Who ordered the building of the Pyramids? Khufu
The three time periods of Egypt IN ORDER Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom
Worshiping more than one god is known as polytheism
Worshiping just one god is known as monotheism
the order of the social classes in ancient Egyptian was called the Social Pyramid
Created by: jtarpeydde on 2014-03-30



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