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egypt notes 101

Egypt

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The Nile River – the longest river in the world – begins as two separate rivers. The names of these rivers are: 1.blue nile1.white nile
What are cataracts? Wild rapids
What is a delta? Over an area of fertile soil
To the west of the Nile Valley is the what vast desert? Western desert
To the what of the Nile Valley is the red sea. Easter desert
What 2 bodies of water allowed Egyptians to trade with people outside of Egypt? Red sea and the Mediterranean Sea
How did Egyptians incorporate color into their wardrobes? Jewelry and some semi white garments
Describe the Egyptians method of irrigation. bowl-shaped holes, in the earth to trap the floodwaters. The farmers then dug canals to carry water from the basins to fields beyond the river’s reach. The Egyptians or earthen banks, to strengthen the basin walls.
What is a shadoof? A bucket with a long rope.
What branch of math was developed to survey land? geometry
Name 2 things the Egyptian government did. 1. maintained irragion systems 2. stored surplus grain
What did he wear to symbolize the kingdom’s unity? Double crown and the two colors were red and white
What did he wear to symbolize the kingdom’s unity? Double crown and the two colors were red and white
What is a dynasty? a line of rulers from one family
How many dynasties ruled ancient Egypt? 31
Artisans formed the majority of what class? Middle class
Who made up the largest class? Famers
Men were in charge. List 4 rights that women had. 1.own property2.buy and sell goods3.make wills4.get divorced
What did Egyptian children play with? Dolls, tops, board games, balls
Who was Re? Sun god
Who was Hapi? god of the Nile
Who was Isis? goddess of women – wife of Osiris
Who was Osiris? god of the dead
How did Egyptians learn enough about the human body to develop medicine? They learned about the body while making mummies.
Describe the Egyptians method of irrigation. bowl-shaped holes, in the earth to trap the floodwaters. The farmers then dug canals to carry water from the basins to fields beyond the river’s reach. The Egyptians or earthen banks, to strengthen the basin walls.
What is a shadoof? A bucket with a long rope.
What branch of math was developed to survey land? geometry
Name 2 things the Egyptian government did. 1. maintained irragion systems 2. stored surplus grain
What did he wear to symbolize the kingdom’s unity? Double crown and the two colors were red and white
What did he wear to symbolize the kingdom’s unity? Double crown and the two colors were red and white
What is a dynasty? a line of rulers from one family
How many dynasties ruled ancient Egypt? 31
Artisans formed the majority of what class? Middle class
Who made up the largest class? Famers
Men were in charge. List 4 rights that women had. 1.own property2.buy and sell goods3.make wills4.get divorced
What did Egyptian children play with? Dolls, tops, board games, balls
j 150
j A material burned for its smell
Then why is King Tut so famous? j
Name three groups that conquered Egypt. 1.libyans2.kush3. Assyrians
the Capital to from Napata to Meroe
people from Axum burned Meroe
Created by: Kitty Kat 101
 

 



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