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Social Studies

Social Studies Study Guide

Domesticate to make tame
Paleolithic Age old stone age,tools were made of stone,
Neolithic Age new stone age,tools are made of stone,farming begins and villages were created
nomad person who moves from place to place with no permanent home
fertile rich soil with adequate water
hunting and gathering the men hunt and the women gathered plants
agriculture farming
civilization a society characterised by cities,the arts,architecture,government ,etc.
the elements of civilization cities,writing system,trade,technology,the arts,social classes, government,divisions of labour,organised religion
social classes a group of people with similar backgrounds,wealth,and ways of living
irrigation the practice of transferring water from another place
surplus more than is needed
artisan skilled worker
bronze a metal alloy made from copper and tin
who was the iceman Copper Age man found in the Italian Alps
what are the two sources of the Nile River Blue and White Nile
what is the world's largest desert Sahara
pharoah Egyptian king
Osiris Egyptian god of the living and dead
mummy a preserved dead body
Afterlife life after death
why did Egyptians put clothes,food,and furniture in their tombs to be used in the afterlife
Natron fine salt used in mummification
Hieroglyphics the writing of ancient egypt
Rosetta Stone a large stone artifact used to decipher hieroglyphics
Book of the Dead a set of poems,rituals,and spells read during the mummification and burial of an ancient Egyptian
Opening of the Mouth a ceremony in which a mummy's mouth is opened to allow the dead to eat in the afterlife
Ba and Ka two parts of the Egyptian soul
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