Nile River Egyptian Achievements Vocabulary Pharaohs/Rulers Religion

100

What is a giver and a taker?
The Nile was called both a _______ and ________ of life.

100

What is the pyramids?
These were where mummies were housed.

100

What is a dynasty?
A line of rulers from the same family.

100

Who is Hatshepsut?
The first female ruler

100

What is a pharaoh is seen as a god, a king is just seen as a ruler (but human).
This is why a pharaoh is different from a king.

200

What is south to north?
The Nile River flows in this direction.

200

What is hieroglyphics?
The type of writing Egyptians used

200

What is intermediate period?
A time between kingdoms/dynasties

200

Who is King Narmer?
This ruler united Egypt for the first time.

200

Who is a priest?
This person performed the mummification ceremony.

300

What are Upper and Lower Egypt?
The Nile River divides Egypt into two parts. Name them.

300

What is an accurate calendar based on the floods?
How the Egyptians tracked the flooding of the Nile river.

300

What is papyrus?
The paper Egyptians used to write on.

300

Who is King Tut?
A ruler who was a puppet of the military and priests.

300

What is Ra or Amun or Amun-Ra?
The sun god

400

What is it left behind silt and provided fresh water?
The Nile River helped farmers in this way.

400

What is a sarcophagus?
This is what mummies were buried in.

400

What is circa?
This word means around or about and is symbolized by a lowercase c.

400

Who is Ramses II?
Nicknamed "The Great"

400

What is the weighing of the heart ceremony?
The ceremony where a pharaoh would be able to go to the afterlife.

500

What is it flooded and could often destroy crops and buildings?
The Nile River hurt settlers in this way.

500

Who is Miss Thompson! :D
The best Social Studies teacher EVER (or at least in 7th grade...)

500

What is a pharaoh?
Egyptian ruler

500

Who is Ahmose?
Came to power after the death of his brother.

500

What is pharaohs were seen as gods and they had to be mummified and placed in a pyramid in order to honor the gods and go to the afterlife.
How mummies, pharaohs and pyramids are all related.

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