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Ancient Egypt Vocab.

Ancient Egypt vocabulary for Mr. Howard's class.

TermDefinition
Government The authority over a civilization to maintain order and organization.
Art The expression of human creativity, often used for entertainment and can show a civilization’s values.
Religion A set of beliefs.
Social Structure The way citizens of a civilization are grouped or organized.
Technology Inventions to help with everyday life, like tools and/or ideas.
System of Writing A system of non-verbal communication used for keeping records.
Stable Food Supply A source of food that is supplementary and has the potential to feed everyone.
Afterlife The belief of what happens to the soul of a person after death. Beliefs may vary, depending on where you look.
Flooding What a body of water(river, lake, ocean) receives more water than it is capable of carrying and overflows, sometimes causing destruction.
Hieroglyphics The system of writing Egyptians used; a form of pictographs.
Ma’at 1. The Egyptian goddess of order. 2. The predictable flooding of the Nile River.
Pharaoh The type of ruler Ancient Egypt had.
Pyramid 1. A geometrical shape 2. A structure that is shaped as the geometrical shape build during the Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt and used as tombs for pharaohs. Often rigged with traps so the tombs did not get robbed.
Scribe 1. To write 2. A person who kept records 3. A person who recorded what was said during and event, like a court session or a political meeting
Farming The act of growing and collecting crops used for many purposes, like food and clothing.
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