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Pyramids 3.4


Giza Site of the great pyramid
Giza ancient city in Egypt
Amon Re Cheif God who protected rich and poor
Osiris God of living and Dead
Isis Osiris' wife
Hourus Osiris' son
west "home of the dead" b/c sun sets
afterlife life after death
mummy a dead body preserved in life-like condition
pyramid huge building for tombs of royal Egyptians
pyramids made of four triangular slides that slope up into a point
Great Pyramid of Giza made up of 2 million stones each weighing 5,000 pounds
mummification an act of preserving bodies that takes 2-3 months
Egyptians preserved bodies of the dead so the soul could recognize the body
Old Kingdom period of time when most pyramids were built
Faith building a pryramid to ensure the pharaoh's place in the afterlife
hieroglyphics picture writing that stood for symbols, ideas or sounds
papyrus paper made from the reed plant found along the marshy delta
astronomer scientist that study the stars and other bodies in the sky
Egyptian Society resembled a pyramid
Harvest buisest seaon for Egyptian peasants
Middle Class made of merchants, artisians, and skilled workers
Nobles members of the pharaoh's court
Jean Fransic French scholar that unlocked the meaning of heiroglyphics
Rosetta Stone had three types of writing: Greek; heiroglyphics and demonic
Rosetta ancient city near the Nile River delta
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