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HMS Ocelots Egypt 4

Ancient Egypt and Kush, Section 4: Key terms and Ideas for HMS Ocelots

hieroglyphics the ancient Egyptian writing system that used picture symbols
papyrus a long-lasting, paper-like material made from reeds that the ancient Egyptians used to write on
Rosetta Stone a huge stone slab inscribed with hieroglyphics, Greek, and a later form of Egyptian that allowed historians to understand Egyptian writing
sphinx an imaginary creature with a human head and the body of a lion that was often shown on Egyptian statues
obelisk a tall, pointed, four-sided pillar in ancient Egypt
King Tutankhamen an Egyptian pharaoh whose tomb filled with treasures was discovered by archaeologists in 1922
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