Geography
Religion/Achievements
Politics
Economics/Social Structure
Grab Bag

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

This is one reason we know little about ancient Kush.
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.

200

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

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

This kingdom conquered Kush.
What is Aksum?

300

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

300

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

400

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

400

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

400

This queen rule Kush.
Who was Shanakhdakheto?

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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