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Obelisk A four-sided pillar with a top shaped 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 Khafre
Pyramid Protected the body of the Pharaoh after death and allowed the "akh" or the spirit, to enjoy life's 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 near a river, 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 ( 2 forms of Egyptian writing and one in Greek) written on a stone found in the small tone 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.
Mummification 70-day process used by Egyptians to preserve the body for Eternity.
Canopic Jars 4 sealed containers using to preserve vital organs, stomach, liver, lungs, and intestines, of the deceased pharaoh for the after life.
Book Of The Dead book controlling the spells and was enclosed with the mummified body allowing the BA or soul to pass safely to the underworld.
Anubis Afterlife god that weighed the heart of the dead person during the Judgement.
Osiris Afterlife god in charge of the underworld.
Horus Afterlife god in charge of leading the BA or soul safely to the judgement.
Sacarphcous Outer container made in the image of the pharaoh that secured the layered coffins inside.
Archaeologist An expert in the scientific study of the way a man lived in the past by digging up the remains of ancient cities, towns, and tombs to study the artifacts that they uncover to learn how a civilization lived.
Irrigate To supply land with water by means of streams, canals, or pipes.
Reign The period of rule of a monarch or other leader.
Dynasty A line of rulers who belong to the same family; the period of time which a dynasty rules.
Custom An accepted social rabbit, or pattern of a behavior of a group; learned and passed from one generation to the next.
Ramses 2 A pharaoh of the 19th dynasty of ancient Egypt; responsible for building many cities, temples, and huge statues of himself, an aggressive military leader.
Hatshepsut 5th pharaoh of the 8th dynasty of ancient Egypt, who reigned for almost 22 years; regarded as one of the most successful female pharaohs.
Tutankhamen "Living age of Amun"' a pharaoh of the 18th dynasty of ancient Egypt who ruled for 9 years' tomb discovered by Howard Carter in 1922 renewing interest in ancient Egypt in modern times.
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