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Ancient Egypt

6th Grade Social Studies

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A ruler of Ancient Egypt was called: A Pharaoh
Pharaoh is on top of the __ __ Slaves are least important and are on the bottom. social structure
Pharaoh is on top of the __ __ Slaves are least important and are on the bottom. social structure
The Nile affected Ancient Egyptian life by creating rich farmland in the river valley
The Egyptian pharaoh ruled with___ ___ over all the people of Ancient Egypt. absolute power
This was an important religious practice in Ancient Egypt mummifying the dead
To keep track of the kingdom's growing wealth, Ancient Egyptian scribes began to use hieroglyphs
The Ancient Civilizations of Mesopotamia and Egypt developed because rivers left rich soil suitable for farming
This feature surrounding the Nile protected Egypt from invasion for hundreds of years the desert
The Egyptian pyramids were burial tombs for pharaohs
When an Egyptian died, possessions were buried with him/her to take into the afterlife
Belief in many gods polytheism
Religion and government mixed theocracy
In both Egypt and Mesopotamia, a professional writer was called a scribe
Osiris was god of the underworld, Re/Ra was god of the sun
Town where the Great Pyramid, the Sphinx, and other large pyramids are located Giza
Kings with supreme power rule a __ and pass power on to their oldest son when they die. monarchy
_______- means great house and king of Egypt. This person was thought of as a god. pharaoh
Process of preserving the body for eternal life is called ___________. mummification
The Nile River flows from _______ to ________. SOUTH to NORTH
Belief in one god is known as __________. MONOTHEISM
The two rivers in Mesopotamia were called the _________ and ______. EUPHRATES AND TIGRIS
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