Pharaohs Legacies Social Pyramid Geography Vocabulary

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Who is Tutankhamun?
a pharaoh who ruled from about the age of 9 to 19. His tomb remained untouched until 1922 when it was discovered.

100

What is Irrigation?
the watering of dry land by means of canals or pipes.

100

What are the Pharaohs?
the group with the least amount of people on the ancient Egyptian social pyramid.

100

What is silt?
a mixture of tiny bits of rock and soil deposited by a river that would have been found in Lower Egypt.

100

What is slavery?
the practice of one person owning another person.

200

Who is Hatshepsut?
a pharaoh who organized a two-year trading expedition to Punt.

200

What is Papyrus?
a reed plant that grows along the Nile, which can be used to make paper.

200

What is the slaves?
The group that has the most people in it on the ancient Egyptian social pyramid.

200

What is a Delta?
fertile flat land made of silt left behind as the river drains into a larger body of water.

200

What is pharaoh?
the title used by the rulers of ancient Egypt.

300

Who is Khufu?
the pharaoh that ordered the building of the Great Pyramid.

300

What is Hieroglyphics?
a system of writing that was made up of about 800 picture-signs.

300

What is the farmers?
The group that is immediately above the slaves on the ancient Egyptian social pyramid.

300

What is Upper Egypt?
the southern area of ancient Egypt.

300

What is economy?
the way people manage money and resources for the production of goods and services.

400

Who is Menes?
the pharaoh that unified Lower and Upper Egypt and became the first pharaoh.

400

Who are boys?
the people who went to school in ancient Egypt, starting at about the age of ten.

400

What is the government officials?
the group that is immediately underneath the Pharaoh on the ancient Egyptian social pyramid.

400

What is North?
the direction the Nile River flows from Upper Egypt to Lower Egypt.

400

What is an expedition?
a group of people who go on a trip for a set reason.

500

Who is Ahmose?
the pharaoh who drove the Hyksos out of the Nile Delta and got the land back for Egypt.

500

What is a sailboat?
is a form of specific transportation that the Egyptians are said to have invented that people use today.

500

What are the soldiers, scribes, merchants, and artisans?
the four groups that are in the middle of the ancient Egyptian social pyramid.

500

What is Nubia?
the place that Egypt conquered twice because of its gold.

500

What is unification?
the joining of separate parts into one.

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