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Egypt vocabulary

TermDefinition
obelisk a four-sided pillar with a top shaped like a pyramid
hieroglyphic a picture or symbol used to represent a word, syllable, or sound
papyrus a tall reed-like plant growing by the bank of the Nile river used by Egyptians to make various things
sphinx a stone structure with the head of a human and the body of a lion built by king khafre
pyramid protected the body of the pharaoh after death and allowed the akh or spirit to enjoy lives pleasures for eternity
pharaoh (means great house) title belonging to the ruler of ancient Egypt who was worshipped as a god
silt a mixture of tiny bits of soil and rock over the land, providing fertile farmland
Great pyramid tomb of king Khufu largest building in the world until the 20th century one of the seven wonders of the ancient world
Rosetta stone 3 languages (two forms of of Egyptians writing and one in Greek) written on a stone found in the small town of Rosetta and used to unlock the language of the ancient Egyptians.
natron mineral salt found in soil from dry lake beds and used by Egyptians to dry out corpse during mummification process
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