Type
Crossword
Description

Preservation method mummification
Very very old ancient
Important women goddess
important men gods
God of Death Anubis
Ancient Tombs pyramid
Capital of Egypt Cairo
Symbol head of god, body of lion Sphinx
Written form of communication Hieroglyphics
belief after death afterlife
country where Egyptians live Egypt
Primary religion of Egypt Islam
Egyptian rulers pharaohs
Gold striped headwear nemes

Ancient Egypt Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

writing system hieroglyphs
The longest river in the world Nile River
Many historians consider Menes to be Egypt's first ____________ pharaoh
People from rich and powerful families are called __________ nobles
Who was the most famous pharaoh of the Old Kingdom? Khufu
Specially treated bodies wrapped in cloth mummies
The momuments used to bury their rulers were called _______ pyramids
Statues with bodies of lions and heads of other animals or humans sphinx
Long-lasting paper like material made from reeds papyrus
Continent of Egypt Africa
The god of the underworld Osiris
Life after death afterlife
One ruler who worked to increase Egyptian trade Queen Hatshepsut
Scribes and ___________wrote and produced goods craftspeople
A mummy was kept in a case called a ___________ sarcophagus
The earth god Geb
Most egyptians were farmers, servants, or ________ slaves
People of wealth and power elite
The period during which Egypt reached the height of its power and glory New Kingdown
After the wars of the Middle Kingdom, Egypt created a professional ______ army

Ancient Egyptian Mummification Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

egypt
afterlife
anubis
canopic
coffin
embalming
hieroglyphics
ibu
linen
mummification
mummy
pharaoh
pyramid
removal
tomb

Ancient Egypt Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

ruler of Egypt. Pharaoh
After someone has died and been wrapped up what what would you call them? Mummy
Like a coffin. Sarcophagus
Egyptians would use (blank) to write. Hieroglyphics
A cursive form of Egypt's writing. Hieratic
A plant they use to make paper. papyrus
The main river that the Egyptians used for many things. nile
Someone who has trained hard to write. Scribe
A building that the Egyptians used as a burial tomb. pyramid
A tool that the Egyptians used to haul water from the river to somewhere else. shaduf
One of Egypt's rulers (king tut). Tutankhamens
Also known as document writing. demotic
The last Egyptians ruler before taken over. cleopatra
A stone that explorers found in a temple with three different languages. Rosetta Stone
Symbol of eternity(beetle). scarab
The god of life after death. Anubis
Clay tablet that represents the pharaohs life. namer palett
A big statue made of stone that is half man half (blank). sphinx

ancient egypt Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

ANUBIS
CANOPIC JAR
CLEOPATRA
EGYPTIAN GODS
EMBALMING
HIEROGLYPICS
HORUS
MUMMIES
MUMMIFICATION
OSIRIS
PHARAOH
PYRAMID
RA
RIVER NILE
SARCOPHAGUS
SPHINX
TOMB
TUTANKHAMUN

River Valley Civilizations Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers mesopotamia
the second step in civilization cities
belief in many gods polytheism
king of Mesopotamia with famous law code Hammurabi
Egypt's river Nile
Egyptian kings are called Pharaoh
built in Egypt as tombs for rulers Pyramids
river valley civilization in India Indusvalley
pyramids in Mesopotamia ziggurats
first writing cuneiform
writing in Egypt hieroglyphics
canals used to water crops irrigation
river on which Ancient China developped HuangHe
right to rule given by god to Chinese rulers Mandateofheaven
major food source for the Olmecs maize
symbols that represent sound alphabet

Ancient Egypt Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The Egyptian symbol for life. Ankh
A person's spirit or soul. Ka
A dead body which has been preserved or dried out. Mummy
An ancient Egyptian ruler. Pharaoh
A triangular building built as Egyptian tomb. Pyramid
A stone coffin. Sarcophagus
A picture used to write something. Hieroglyph
One of Africa's greatest rivers - which flows into the Mediterranean Sea. Nile River
A famous Egyptian queen. Cleopatra
A young pharaoh who became famous because his tomb was untouched when it was discovered. Tutankhamon
God of embalming. Anubis
God of the sky. Horus
God of the dead. Osiris
Goddess of love and beauty. Hathor
God of the scribes Thoth
A water-loving plant that is best known for making paper. Papyrus
A beetle that was sacred to the ancient Egyptians. Scarab
An Egyptian statue having the body of a lion and the head of a man. Sphinx
A sacred building used for religious purposes. Temple
The sea lying directly to the north of Egypt. Mediterranean Sea

Ancient Egypt Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

AFTERLIFE
ANCIENT
CALENDAR
CATS
CLEOPATRA
DEITIES
EGYPT
GIZA
HIEROGLYPHICS
MAKEUP
MUMMY
NILE
PAPYRUS
PHARAOH
PYRAMID
SENET
SPHINX
TOMB
TUTANKHAMUN

Ancient Egypt Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Lots of treasure was found in the tomb of Pharaoh King________ TUT
Process by which bodies were prepared for burial EMBALMING
The highest ranked government official who reported to the Pharaoh VIZIER
Tall building as a tomb for the Pharaohs PYRAMID
Leader of Ancient Egypt PHARAOH
Area where many Pharaohs were buried after 1500 B.C. in Egypt VALLEY OF THE KINGS
This lady was the last lady Pharaoh CLEOPATRA
The largest pyramid is the Great Pyramid of _____ GIZA
Ra was the God of ____ SUN
First Pharaoh to unite upper and lower Egypt MENES
An embalmed dead body MUMMY
Body of water that was important to the Ancient Egyptians NILE RIVER
Writing of Ancient Egyptians that used pictures HIEROGLYPHICS
Type of paper that was invented by the Egyptians PAPYRUS
Egyptian God who ruled the underworld OSIRIS
The Rosetta _____ had writing in both Greek and Hieroglyphics STONE
The Mother Goddess ISIS
People who knew how to read and write SCRIBES
Traps and curses were used to keep these out of the tombs and pyramids THIEVES
Continent in which Egypt is located AFRICA

Ancient Civilizations Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The river that flows through Ancient Egypt nile
The river that flows through Ancient India indus
The rivers that flow through Ancient Mesopotamia TigrisandEuphrates
The river that flows through Ancient China HuangHe
Means "land between two rivers" Mesopotamia
The large Middle East region where many prosperous civilizations used the rich soil for agriculture FertileCrescent
Skilled workers, like a carpenter or brick maker artisans
People who trade goods merchants
A large Sumerian temple used for religious worship ziggurat
Wedge-shaped writing used in Mesopotamia cuneiform
An independent city that has its own ruler, government, and name city-state
Nickname for river valleys Cradle of Civilization
Ancient Egyptian writing that uses symbols in lines hieroglyphics
The leader of Egypt who was also considered a god pharaoh
levels of people in society; wealth often = power socialclass
civilizations in Mesopotamia where city-states organized similar cultures Sumerian
The type of government that is led by religious leaders theocracy
The belief in only one god monotheism
The belief in more than one god polytheism
The list of religious and moral guidelines followed by the Hebrews tencommandments
The religion followed by the Hebrews judaism
The list of harsh laws and punishments used in Babylon in Mesopotamia hammurabiscode
The father of Judaism abraham
An artisan who has learned to write and read scribe
The Chinese belief that dead ancestors in heaven approve of their leaders MandateofHeaven
Family of rulers dynasty
Way of life culture
Complex culture civilization
Political system government
King or Queen; power by birth Monarch
cause of civilization agriculture
1st effect of civilization populationincrease
2nd effect of civilization specialization
3rd effect of civilization cities
Process of drying a dead body mummification
Tomb for Pharaohs pyramid
Rigid social class structure in India; born into & stay castesystem
Ancient trade route silkroad
Rich upper class aristocracy
Protection greatwall

Egyptian Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A river that runs through Egypt. nile
The second highest rank in Egypt. nobleman
Is the name of a pendent made for noblemen. cartouche
Is the name of the fist female phoroah hatshepsut
Preserving Pharoah's bodies is a process called_____________. mummification
_____ did all the work. slaves
_____ is where the Egyptian lived. Egypt
__________was the paper the Egyptians used. papyrus
Seshat is a ________. goddess
_______is a goddess. seshat
Thoth is a _____. God
A _________ is used for irrigation purposes. shaduf
_________ is the writing ancient Egyptians used. hieroglyphics
____ is Seshat's husband. Thoth
A __________ is a kind of instrument. sistrum
A __________ is a necklace made for nobleman. pectoral
The rulers of Egypt. pharoah
Where the dead Pharaohs are laid to rest to go to the afterlife. Tomb
A ______ is what kings rode in. chariot
The slaves built the pyramids. pyramids