Type
Crossword
Description

Primary leader of government, chief overseer of the land Vizier
Ruled over an area called a Nome and this position was one handed down from father to son Nomark
The cloth from which majority of the Egyptian clothes were made out of Linen
This Egyptian game was known to be over 5000 years old Mehen
This was how the Egyptians passed down stories Orally
This was wore by men and women Makeup
The main food that the common people ate Bread
This is what their dishes were made of Clay
These type of people grew barley, vegetables and wheat Farmers
These people came from wealthy families who were trained to read Egyptian hieroglyphics Scribes
These people were in charge of the religious ceremonies Priests
The statue has the body of a lion and face of person Sphinx of Giza

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 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 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 Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

God of the dead and embalming. Anubis
God of the sky. Horus
River obstruction. cataract
Pharaoh mauled by an Hippo. Menes
Black, fertile mud. kemet
Belief in many gods. polytheism
An irrigation tool. Shadoof
King Tut's actual name. Tutankhamun
Tool for threshing grain. Flail
He discovered King Tut. Carter
God of the Sun. Ra
Source of Egyptian Gold. Nubia
Pharaoh's second in command. Vizier
Person who writes Hieroglyphs. Scribe
First cataract city. Aswan
Fertile spot in a desert. Oasis
Covering a body in oil. Annointing
Embalming salt. Natron
This pharaoh built the Great Pyramid of Giza. Khufu
First true pyramid, ever. Red
Smiter of barbarians. Snefru
Name for an ancient Egyptian tomb. Mastaba
Ancient ritual of making a mummy. emabalming
Boy pharaoh. Tut
Good try, your pyramid has a bit of a lean. Bent

Paleolithic Era Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The use of skills and tools to meet practical needs. technology
The other term for Paleolithic Era OldStoneAge
describes a society of people that includes many families and relatives who have the same language, customs, beliefs and leader tribal
Having no fixed home and moving in search of food nomadic
After 25,000 years of freezing, what finally ended? IceAge
People of the time were _____________ and gatherers. hunters
When the glaciers melted and the climate changed, __________ returned! water
What was the huge family of edible plants that was discovered? grasses
To cut these plants, man used a tool called a _____________. sickle
Two of their stable grains became wheat and ____________. barley
What type of home was made out of animal skins? tent
They lived in caves built on the _____________ side of hills. south
Living on this side of the hill protected the people from ________. wind
People lived in groups called _________________. clans
30-50 ___________________ lived in these groups. families
Who was the leader? eldestmale
The men handled the hunting and ____________. decisions
The women handled the children and the _______________. gathering
People gathered nuts and _________________. berries
There was no concept of ______________________ property; no one owned their shelter or land. private
Hunter and gatherers moved in search of _____________. food
Man ate grains, nuts, berries, animals and _____________ fish
One thing clothing was made out of was fishing __________. nets
Clothing was also made out of animal skins and _________. fur
What was the triangular blade called? microlith
Fishhooks were made out of bone and later _____________. metal
Stoned were attached to ____________ to make them more deadly. clubs
Logs were hollowed out to make ____________. boats
Nets were made out of animals or __________________. plants
What improved as man's weapons improved? foodsupply
Cave paintings were a form of ____________. art
Cave paintings told about man's daily _______________. customs
A main discovery of the time were stone tools and ___________. weapons
Man learned how to start and ______________ fire. control
Fire was used for ________________, heat and for cooking. light

Trench Warfare Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Weapons which made attacking across no man's land almost impossible (2 words) machine guns
Soldiers in the trenches enjoyed receiving these from loved ones at home letters
What would likely happen to you if you put your head above the trench. shot
The material used to slow down the enemy's attack towards your trenches. wire
Almost as many died from this in the trenches as did from wounds. disease
Men suffered from this after being shelled for hour after hour, day after day. shellshock
This was everywhere. mud
Men bathed in water-filled shell... holes
The abbreviation for prisoner of war POW
This was your constant companion and often your closest "friend". rifle
These creatures filled the trenches and were better fed than the soldiers. Rats
This word describes what the soldiers' meals seemed always to taste like. Dirt
The territory between the opposing side's trenches was called "no man's ..." land
Soldiers were never free from these pests in the trenches. lice
Where all soldiers wanted to be after being in the trenches for some time. home
What everyone in the trenches wanted to happen soon in the war. End
You began your attack on the enemy's trenches by going "over the ..." top
When the trench soldiers thought the war would end. never
One of the new and most frightening weapons of the war. gas
What you had better have when attacked by 19 down mask
What never seemed to fill the sky when you were in the trenches. sun
The kind of #4 across that ripped men's clothing and bodies. Barbed

Ancient Egyptian Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the Egyptians believed that is where you go when you die afterlife
where the Nile drains into the Mediterranean Sea leaving sediment and silt delta
a chain of rulers from the same family dynasty
soil that is good for growing crops fertile
a writing system that the ancient Egyptians used hieroglyphics
it was used for household cleaning, personal washing, dehydration of meats and fish, also used for mummification natron
Used a monument in Ancient Egypt, a four sided stone pillar that narrows into a pyramid shape at the top obelisk
a tall water plant, Egyptians used it to make paper for hieroglyphics papyrus
a ruler of the city, controlled the city pharoah
a decorated coffin, with maps for direction to the afterlife sarcophagus
an educated person who records for other people scribe
good for soil and farming, rich in nutrients, got it from Nile River silt
a hand held water device that Egyptians used to get water from a deep well Shaduf
a four sided, rock building, where Pharaohs were buried pyramid

Ancient Egypt Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The world's largest river, which flows northward through east africa into the Mediterranean nile river
The flat fan-shaped land made of silt deposited at the mouth of the river. delta
The watering of a dry land by means of a canals and pipes. irrigation
The northern part of a ancient Egypt. lower egypt
The southern part of Egypt. upper egypt
The joining of a separate parts such as into one. unification
The title used by the rulers of ancient Egypt. pharaoh
The way people manage their money and resources for the protection of goods and services ecomcy
The ancient Egyptians system of writing that used symbols to stand for objects ideas and sounds hieroglyphics
A professional writer who kept records and copies letters and official documents scribes
A kind of paper made from from papyrus , a reed plant growing along the Nile river that the ancient Egypt used for writing papyrus
King of upper Egypt who united upper and lower Egypt Menes
Egyptian pharaoh who built the great pyramid Khufu
Capital of egypt old kingdom located on the nile near present day cair Memphis
An ancient city in upper Egypt that became the capital of the new kingdom. Thebes

The Maya Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The Maya built these on top of their pyramids temples
The Maya beleived that their priests and kings could ___ with the gods. communicate
The soil in the rainforests was ____. poor
Slash-and-burn agriculture is a farming method in which trees are ___ and the ash fertilizes the soil. burned
Most Maya people lived in _____, not near the center of the city. farmingvillages
The basic social unit in Maya society was the _____. extendedfamily
Feathers from this colorful tropical bird were traded by the Maya. quetzal
Temples were built on these so that they could be closer to the gods in heaven. pyramids
One of the most startling Mayan religious practices was _____. humansacrifice
One of the 2 reasons why the great Maya cities fell. warfare
One of the 2 reasons why the great Maya cities fell. drought
The Maya developed an advanced writing system that used _____. hieroglyphics
Carved glyphs that celebrate rulers and their deeds have been preserved on stone monuments called ____. stelae
The Maya developed three distinct types of ______ for religious festivals, farming tasks and historical dates.. calendars
The Mayan numbering system differed from the European system because it included a numeral for ____. zero
The Maya built these for observing the sky. observatories
The Maya did NOT have horses, oxen or _____ vehicles. wheeled
While today, Maya buildings plain, gray ____ structures, they were once brightly colored and decorated. stone
The Maya were excellent astronomers and plotted the movement of the sun, moon, and planets without the use of these. telescopes

Egypt Civilizations Characteristics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

mixture of tiny bits of soil and rock carried and deposited by a river Silt
watering of dry lands by means of canals or pipes Irrigation
worlds longest river, flows northward through east Africa into the mediterranean sea Nile River
flat, fan shaped land made of silt deposited at the mouth of the river Delta
wild rapids Cataracts
southern part of ancient Egypt upper egypt
northern part of ancient egypt lower egypt
desert region in northern Africa and largest hot desert in the world Sahara desert
ancient Egyptian system of writing that used symbols to stand for ideas hieroglyhics
person who writes scribe
kind of paper made from a reed plant growing along the Nilevused by Egyptians for writing papyrus
belief in many gods or goddesses polytheism
Egyptians gods/goddesses deities
process of prederving bodies by removing organs, adding natron and storing the body to dry embalming
body that has been embalmed and wrapped in linen cloth mummy
huge stone structure built to serve as tombs or burial places for Pharaohs pyrimids
belief in one god/ goddess monotheism
joining of seperate parts, usually kingdoms unification
title used by rulers of ancient Egypt, kings or queens Pharaoh
long line of rulers from one family dynasty
bruial place of thirty new kingdoms pharaohs valley of the kings
payment made to show obedience or to obtain peaceor protection tribute
king of upper Egypt, unified upper and lower Egypt making them one narmer or menes
Egyptian prince who drove Hykosos out of Egypyt ahmose
one of few female rulers belived in trading which brought wealth to egypt Hatshepsut
ruler after Hatshepsut expanded Egypts border, empire grew bigger and richer thutmose
introduced idea of monotheism akhenaton or amenhotep
"King Tut". ruled for only 9 years tutankhamen
reigned for sixty-six years worked to make Egypt great again mos effective leader ramses
territory, state, people, or community ruled by a monarch kingdom
skilled crafts person artisans
diagram illustrating the divisions witha culture social pyramid