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Ancient Egypt

papyrus a plant that grows in the Nile used to make paper
hieroglyphics Egyptian form of writing
Osiris Egyptian god of the afterlife
afterlife belief that the souls of the deceased live on after death
Ramses the Great leader during the New Kingdom who is known for erecting many monuments and is often regarded as the greatest
The Old Kingdom a period of political stability and prosperity in Egypt
The New Kingdom a period of reunification following Hyksos rule in southern Egypt
Middle Kingdom a period when Egypt was reunited and conquered Nubia
Hyksos group of people that conquered and ruled southern Egypt for a century
mummification Egyptian practice of preserving a body so its soul can go on to the afterlife
Pharaoh the ruler of the Egyptians
scribes Egyptians who kept written records using papyrus and hieroglyphics
Nile River longest river in Africa
Rosetta Stone A key stone which allowed scientists to learn hieroglyphics
pyramids tombs for the Pharaohs
King Tut Famous Egyptian Pharaoh who took the throne as a child and died as a teenager
Created by: browntf193



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