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Egypt vocabulary

TermDefinition
Obelisk a 4 side pillar with a to shaped like a pyramid
hieroeglyphic a picture or sybo used to represent a word,syllable,or sound
papyrus a tall reed-like plant growing by the bank of the nile river; eygptian use it to various things
sphinx a stone structure with a lion body and human head.
Pyramid proctected by the pharoah, after death. and allowed the spirit to enjoy lifes pleasures for eternity
Pharoah the ruler of ancient eygpt who was worshipped as a god
Silt a mixture of rocks and soil, near the bank of a river.providing fertile farmland
Great pyramid tomb of king Khufu; largest largest building until the 20th century. seven wonders of the world
Rosseta stone 3 languages written on a stone used to unlock the language of ancient egyptians
natron mineral salt found in soil. from dry lake beds used to dry corspe after mumifacation
mummifacation 70-day proccess to prepare the body for eternity
canopic jars 4 sealed jars used to store the vital organs of the deceased pharoah for the afterlife
book of the dead book containing spells and was enclosed with the mummified body to make the soul was safe
anubis afterlife god that weighted the heart of the dead person during the judgement stage after death
osiris afterlife god in charge of the underworld
horus afterlife god in charge of the leading the soul safley to judgement
sarcarphocus outer container made in the image of the pharoah that secured the layered coffins inside
archeologist an expert that studies the way a man lived by digging up the remains of ancient cites.
irragate to supply land with water by means of channels , streams or pipes
reign the period of rule of a monarch or other ruler
dynasty a line of rulers that belonged to one family; the period to which dynasty rules
custom an accepted social habit that passed down from one generation to the next
ramses 2 a pharoah of the 19th dynasty ancient egypt; responsible for building many cites
hatshepsut 5th pharoah of the 18th dynasty who regeined for almost 22 years.
tutankhamen a pharoah of the 18th dynasty; who ruled for 9years
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