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03 - Egypt

Egypt 6th grade

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Who was in charge of the government in Egypt (the king) pharaoh
Ancient Egypt was located on this continent Africa
This river provided much needed water Nile
World's largest desert, in Africa Sahara
To water, Egyptians had to do this to their crops irrigate
Egyptians believed in many gods which is called polytheism
Land that is good for growing fertile
Soil carried by a river that is very fertile silt
an oval shaped object used to put a name on an Egyptian coffin cartouche
Writing in Egypt hieroglyphics
Took many years to build; Many pharaohs mummies were placed in these to keep them safe pyramid
Preserving a dead body mummify
extra supply surplus
reed plant used to make paper papyrus
this stone helped archaeologists decipher hieroglyphics Rosetta
This government has a king or queen that has all the power monarchy
Egyptians had to give the pharaoh crops, goods they made or their time as a ______ tax
These people were doctors and in charge of mummifying bodies priests
Irrigation method using a bucket & rope shadoof
The Nile River flows north and empties into this sea Mediterranean
King Tut's tomb is what type of source Primary
A book in the library about pyramids is this type of source Secondary
This pharaoh's tomb was sealed for 3000 years & gave a look at life many years ago Tut
Boys that did the writing were called scribes
This sea is located to the east of Africa Red
Most people in ancient Egypt were farmers
Egypt captured many _______ that were forced to do lots of jobs slaves
fertile land at the end of the Nile River delta
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