Ancient Egypt Grade Flashcards

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Tutankhamen
boy king
Re
sun god
Rosetta Stone
helped decode hieroglyphics
girls
learned weaving and household skills
hieroglyphics
The written language of ancient Egypt
intermediary
go between for humans and gods
mud bricks
what houses were made of
craftworkers
these people held important positions in ancient Egypt
Amenemhet
started Dynasty 12, captured Lower Nubia
Giza
city where the Great Pyramid and Sphynx are located
Sea Peoples
conquer parts of the Egyptian empire
Hatshepsut
Pharaoh Thutmose II's wife, became the pharoah and sent expeditions to Punt
The Nile River
What gave life to ancient Egypt?
Hot and Dry
What is the climate of Egypt?
Punt
The land that Hatshepsut led a trading expedition to.
scribes
people who did the writing and kept records
Pharaoh Ahmose
defeated Hyksos to start the New Kingdom
dynasty
a series of rulers from the same family
Irrigation
Moving water from a river to farm land is called
Flooding
The Nile River did this every year. It helped give the ancient Egyptians by giving them good soil for faming.
civil war
when groups from the same country or place fight one another
Pharaoh Khufu
the Great Pyramid was built for this king
Pharaoh Thutmose I
conquered all the way to Euphrates and parts of Nubia
labor tax
this was used to pau workers to build the pyramids
3 parts of Egyptian History
Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom and New Kingdom
Farming and Irrigating the Nile River
The ancient Egyptians adapted to their environment by:
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