Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Egypt (Chapter 3)

AP world history vocab words

Pharaoh an Egyptian king considered to be a god on Earth
Pyramid an enduring symbol of pharaoh's authority and divine status; royal tombs
Memphis a city-state that was captured by the Hyksos and was a part of the Egyptian "New Kingdom," Empire; capital of the "Old Kingdom"
Thebes a city-state that was also a part of the Egyptian "New Kingdom" Empire; located in Upper Egypt and was on the Nile; several pharaohs took it as their capitals
Hieroglyphics ancient Egyptian language that survived on pieces of papyrus
Papyrus a paper like material fashioned from the insides of papyrus reeds
Mummy a body preserved through chemical processes or special natural circumstances; the Egyptians obsessions with the afterlife produced concerns about the physical condition of the dead body; it prepared the body for the after life
Hatshepsut the first recorded female ruler in history and the first recorded female patron of large scale art projects; served as a co-ruler with her stepson Tuthmosis III
Akhenaten an Egyptian pharaoh from 1363-1335 BCE; he built a new capital at Armanu, fostered a new style of naturalistic art, and created religious movement by imposing worship at sun-disk
Ramessess II a ruler of the New Kingdom (1289-1224 BCE) built on a grand scale throughout Egypt
Sub-Sahara an area on the continent of Africa that is south of the Saharan desert
Bantu African people who originally lived in the area of present-day Nigeria around 2000 BCE. They began a centuries long migration that took them to most of Sub-Saharan Africa, they were very influential especially linguistically and left because of climate
Created by: kaitlyncruz