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egypt vocab

TermDefinition
Acquire to get (something) : to come to own (something) : to come to have (something). : to gain (a new skill, ability, etc.) usually by your own effort.
Pharaoh political and religious leader of the Egyptian people, holding the titles: 'Lord of the Two Lands' and 'High Priest of Every Temple
Pyramid Egyptian architecture were the dead are buried. Pyramids and Temples
Hatshepsut brought peace and abundance to Egypt during the New Kingdom. The Woman Who Was King 1473–1458 BC during Middle Kingdom Hatshepsut
Merchant a business person who trades in commodities produced by other people in order to earn a profit.
Papyrus paper made from reeds growing by the Nile River
Agriculture farming and animal rearing, to produce food to feed a civilization
Hieroglyphics Egyptian written language Hieroglyphics
Book of the Dead a guide to help people reach the afterlife
Trade the act of exchanging one thing for another
Nile River a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa
Mummification All internal organs were removed- except the heart; considered integral to one's afterlife. The mummified body provided a place for a person's ba, or spirit, to return to the body after death.
Imhotep was a vizier, wizard, and the first architect and physician known by name to written history.
Dynasty a line of hereditary rulers of a country.
Lower Egypt Land north of the Nile
Upper Egypt Land south of the Nile
Old Kingdom 505 years
Middle Kingdom 405 years
New Kingdom 481 years
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