Geography Religion/Achievements Politics Economics/Social Structure Grab Bag

100

What is Nubia?
This region is where Kush was located.

100

What is ivory?
This material is made from elephant tusks.

100

What is a series of weak pharaohs?
Egypt was left open to attack from Kush because of this.

100

What are ivory and ebony?
These two important trade goods were exported by Kush to Egypt.

100

What is pharaoh?
Kush's rulers used this title.

200

The kingdom of Kush is located ________ of Egypt.
The kingdom of Kush is located ________ of Egypt.cx

200

What is: a. The Egyptians destroyed all records of Kushite history. b. We cannot translate their writing system. c. They had no writing system. d. The Kushites did not build permanent settlements.
This is one reason we know little about ancient Kush.

200

What is the Twenty-fifth Dynasty?
The rule of Shabaka began this Kushite dynasty.

200

What was Meroe?
This was the economic center of Kush, located on the east bank of the Nile.

200

Who are the Assyrians?
The iron weapons of these people helped force the Kushite army out of Egypt.

300

What is summer and winter?
The Nile River's flooding was important to the people of Nubia because they could plant crops in both __________ and ______________.

300

What is Egypt?
Many temples in Kush resembled those in this land.

300

What is Aksum?
This kingdom conquered Kush.

300

What is trade network?
A system of people in different lands who trade goods back and forth.

300

Who was Thutmose I?
This Egyptian pharaoh conquered Kush around 1500 BC.

400

What are cataracts in the Nile?
(Map) This geographic feature helped protect Kush from invasion for many years.

400

Who was Piankhi?
He was a Kushite ruler who believed that the gods wanted him to rule all of Egypt.

400

Who was Shanakhdakheto?
This queen rule Kush.

400

What are exports?
Items sent to other regions for trade.

400

What are imports?
These are goods brought in from other regions.

500

What is Kerma?
This was the first capital of Kush.

500

What is Egyptian culture?
Kushite religion was influenced by this culture.

500

What is: a. overgrazing b. new trade routes c. loss of resources d. all of the above
This helped cause the fall of the Kushite kingdom.

500

What is Aksum?
Kush was weakened by a loss of trade when it was bypassed in favor of this nearby kingdom.

500

Who are women?
Unlike most ancient cultures, this group of Kushite people rose to positions of great authority and were expected to be more active in society.

ANCIENT KUSH

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