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Ch5..2 Ancient Egypt

government by religious leaders theocracy
ruler of ancient Egypt pharaoh
a government official bureaucrat
the process of treating a body to keep it from decaying embalming
great stone tomb built for an Egyptian pharaoh pyramid
Egyptians were loyal to the pharaoh because they believed that a strong ruler _________their kingdom unified
Book of prayers and magic spells used to prepare for the afterlife Book of the Dead
The Egyptians invented _____________ because of their understanding of astronomy. 365 day calendar
The Great pyramid of Giza was built for ________. King Khufu
What were 4 rights of women in Ancient Egypt? Women could own property, buy and sell goods, obtain divorces, serve as priests
___________held the highest social position in Egypt. Kings or pharaohs and their family
Who made up the middle class? traders, artisans and scribes
Farmers and unskilled workers made up the ______social class lowest
The Egyptians were the first to write__________ books describing their advances in this field. medical
Created by: dbecker