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Ancient Egypt

Pre-AP Global

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The longest river in the world. The Nile River.
Where does the Nile River begin? Highlands of Ethiopia.
Nile River's two branches. White Nile and Blue Nile.
In what direction does the Nile River flow? North.
Where does the Nile River empty? The Mediterranean Sea. (The Nile Delta)
What was the most important thing to the Egyptians about the Nile River? The annual flooding.
The rich soil around the Nile River. The Black Land.
The desert area. The Red Land.
These protected Ancient Egypt from invaders and gave them a sense of security. Natural barriers.
True or False: Egyptians were polytheistic. True.
Who was the most important god to the Egyptians and what did this show? Re, the Sun god, agriculture was significant.
The ____________, the leader of the Egyptians, was believed to be divine and had absolute power. Pharaoh.
The patron of embalming. Anubis.
Osiris. Supreme god and judge of the dead, symbol of resurrection and eternal life.
Isis. Winged goddess that represented the wind.
Horus. Son of Osiris and Isis, avenged the death of his father.
Ka. A person's soul that lived on in the afterlife.
Egyptian history's three main time periods. Old, Middle, and New Kingdom.
United upper and lower Egypt, established the first Egyptian dynasty. Menes.
The Old Kingdom was a period of ______________. Prosperity.
The _________ ___________ were built during the Old Kingdom. Great Pyramids.
Chief adviser to the pharaoh. Vizier.
What was the purpose of mummification? To preserve the body so the soul could move on to the afterlife.
Natron. A drying agent used during mummification.
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Ba. A human-headed bird that leaves the body when a person dies.
Akh. The transfigured spirit of a person that becomes one with light after death.
Solar Bark. Travelling system through the under world.
Land of the Gods. Underworld.
Hall of Osiris. Place of judgment.
The Middle Kingdom was a period of ______________. Stability.
The Pharaoh took part in _________ __________ ___________. Public Works Projects.
Invaded Egypt at the end of the middle kingdom, had superior weapons. Hyksos.
First woman to be a pharaoh, built many monuments and temples. Hatshepsut.
Wanted Egypt to worship the god of the sun, Aton, as the only god. Akhenaton.
Restored polytheist ways, has the only tomb to be found today. King Tut.
Had one of the longest reigns in Egyptian history, increased size of empire, had many children. Ramses.
True or False: common people typically had multiple wives in Egypt. False, monogamy was typical.
True or False: women had many rights in Egypt, such as owning property and divorcing. True.
Form of paper. Papyrus.
Social pyramid. Pharaoh Viziers High priest, overseers. governors Scribes, artisans, farmers.
Helped translate hieroglyphics, stone written in Greek, hieroglyphics, and demotic. Rosetta Stone.
Egyptian art involved people in _____________. Profile.
Egypt's accomplishments. Calculated area and volume, solar calendar, embalming.
Downfall of Egypt. Conquered by Romans, Cleopatra committed suicide.
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