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

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

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

A mixture of tiny bits of soil and rock carried and deposited by a river. Silt
The flat, fan shaped land made of silt deposited at the mouth of a river. Delta
The watering of dry land by means of canals or pipes. Irrigation
The world’s longest river,which flows northward through East Africa into the Mediterranean Sea. Nile River
The northern part of ancient Egypt. Lower Egypt
The southern part of ancient Egypt. Upper Egypt
The joining of separate parts , such as kingdoms into one Unification
The title used by rulers of ancient Egypt Pharaoh
The way people manage money and resources for the production of goods and services Economy
The ancient Egyptian said that are writing that use symbols to stand for objects ideas for sale Hieroglyphics
A professional writer who kept records and copied letters and official documents Scribe
A kind of paper made from papyrus, a reed plant growing along the Nile, that the ancient Egyptians used for writing Papyrus
The king of Upper Egypt Menes
A ruler of ancient Egypt Khufu
Capital of Egypt’s Old Kingdom,located on the Nile near present day Cairo;29 degrees N,31 degrees E. Memphis
Capital of Egypt’s Old Kingdom,located on the Nile near present day Cairo;29 degrees N,31 degrees E. An ancient city in Upper Egypt that became the capital of the New Kingdom; 26 degrees N, 33 degrees E Thebes

Ancient Egypt Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

ancient ruler pharaoh
ancient triangular structure pyramid
system of writing using symbols hieroglyphics
worlds longest river nile
mud or clay deposited by a river or lake silt
supplying land with water through canals irrigation
Capital of old kingdom Egypt memphis
people trained to write scribes
a tall reed, made into paper for writing papyrus
Ancient city that became the capital of the New Kingdom Thebes
being under control of another person slavery
Egyptian pharaoh who built the great pyramid khufu
flat, low-lying land built up from soil carried downstream by a river and deposited at its mouth delta
The northern region of ancient Egypt lower egypt
southern part of ancient Egypt upper egypt
king of upper egypt united the two kingdoms of upper and lower egypt Menes
new kingdom pharaoh who drove the Hyksos out of the Nile delta and reunited Egypt Ahmose
an ancient region of northeastern Africa (southern Egypt and northern Sudan) on the Nile nubia
to preserve (a dead body) by treating it with oils and wrapping it in strips of cloth mummify
a group of countries under a single authority empire

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

Egypt unit words Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a mixture of tiny bits of soil and rock carried and deposited by a river silt
the flat fan-shaped lan made of silt deposited at the mouth of the river delta
the watering of dry land by means of canals or pipes irrigation
the world's largest river which flows through east africa into the meridien sea nile river
The northern part of ancient egypt lower egypt
The southern part of ancient egypt upper egypt
the joining of separate parts such as kingdoms into one unification
the title used by the rulers of ancient egypt pharaoh
the way people manage money and resources for the production of goods and services economy
the ancient egyptian system of writing that used symbols to stand for objects ideas and sounds hieroglyphics
a professional writer who kept records and copied letters and official documents scribe
a kind of paper made from a papyrus a reed plant growing along the nile that ancient egyptians 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's old kingdom located on the nile near present day memphis
an ancient city in upper egypt that became the capital of the new kingdom Thebes

Egypt Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A mixture of tiny bits of soil and rock carried and deposited by a river. Silt
The flat, fan shaped land made of silt deposited at the mouth of a river. Delta
The watering of dry land by means of canals or pipes. Irrigation
The world’s longest river, which flows northward through East Africa and into the Mediterranean Sea Nile River
The Northern part of ancient Egypt. Lower Egypt
The southern part of ancient Egypt. Upper Egypt
The southern part of ancient Egypt. Unification
The title used by the rulers of ancient Egypt Pharaoh
The way people manage money and resources for the production of goods and services Economy
The ancient Egyptian system of writing that used symbols to stand for objects, ideas, and sounds. Hieroglyphics
A professional writer who kept records and copied letters and official documents Scribe
A kind of paper made from papyrus, a reed plant growing along the Nile, that the ancient Egyptians 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’s Old Kingdom, located on the Nile near present day Cairo Memphis
An ancient city in Upper Egypt that became the capital of the New Kingdom Thebes

Egypt and Kush Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Egypt's first pharaoh Menes
imaginary creature with body of a lion and head of another animal sphinx
pharaoh best known for many monuments to him, including the largest pyramid khufu
specially treated bodies wrapped in cloth mummies
the application of scientific principles for practical purposes engineering
binding legal documents contracts
a long-lasting, paper-like material made from reeds papyrus
a tall four-sided pillar with a pointed top obelisk
a system of people in different lands who exchange goods trade network
one of Kush's most successful military leaders Piankhi
the southern part of Egypt Upper Egypt
another name for Kush Nubia
Egyptian word for spirit ka
direction the Nile River flows north
period when Egyptians first began building pyramids old kingdom
the pharaoh who united the Middle Kingdom around 2050 B.C. Ahmose

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

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